The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 86 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 36 60 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 2.32% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.09% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 13
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£375 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Scotland region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 22 £375 -7.40% 4
Glasgow +1 10 £375 +25.00% 1
West Lothian - 3 £490 -
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 72 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Finance
3 21 (27.63%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) Oracle
5 15 (19.74%) SDLC
6 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (17.11%) Java
8 12 (15.79%) Web Services
8 12 (15.79%) Project Management
9 11 (14.47%) Linux
9 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
9 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 10 (13.16%) OO
10 10 (13.16%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 10 (13.16%) PeopleTools
11 9 (11.84%) UML
11 9 (11.84%) UNIX
11 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.53%) SOA
12 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
12 8 (10.53%) XML
12 8 (10.53%) Banking
12 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
13 7 (9.21%) Scrum
13 7 (9.21%) PeopleCode
13 7 (9.21%) SQR
13 7 (9.21%) WebLogic

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.21%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.95%) WordPress
3 3 (3.95%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) CTI
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) PeopleTools
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.95%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.63%) NUnit
4 2 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) PVCS
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Business Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Architect
5 11 (14.47%) Business Architect
6 10 (13.16%) PeopleSoft Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.58%) Designer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Designer
9 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) XML
3 7 (9.21%) Spring
3 7 (9.21%) Java EE
4 6 (7.89%) jQuery
4 6 (7.89%) CSS
5 5 (6.58%) JSP
5 5 (6.58%) SOAP
5 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (6.58%) JRuby
5 5 (6.58%) Java EE 5
5 5 (6.58%) JSON
6 4 (5.26%) RESTful
6 4 (5.26%) .NET
7 3 (3.95%) XSLT
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.63%) LINQ
8 2 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Social Media
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) SDLC
3 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (15.79%) Project Management
5 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
6 10 (13.16%) OO
7 9 (11.84%) UML
7 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.53%) SOA
8 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
10 6 (7.89%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Use Case
11 5 (6.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) Java
3 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) PeopleCode
4 7 (9.21%) SQR
4 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Groovy
5 5 (6.58%) Jython
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) PHP5
7 2 (2.63%) VB6
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISEB
2 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (1.32%) Pega
6 1 (1.32%) Coverity
6 1 (1.32%) Guidewire
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