The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 68 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 18 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 2.42% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 3.06% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 26
Median daily rate £345 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
1371 2093 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.16% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1152 1126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 12 £325 -3.70% 2
West Lothian -4 4 £424 +51.42%
Edinburgh -30 3 £420 +11.25% 4
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 55 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
2 19 (34.55%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) TDD
5 14 (25.45%) Kanban
5 14 (25.45%) BDD
5 14 (25.45%) Hudson
6 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.82%) SDLC
7 12 (21.82%) Java
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
8 10 (18.18%) UML
8 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
10 8 (14.55%) Python
10 8 (14.55%) HTML
10 8 (14.55%) HP
10 8 (14.55%) DevOps
11 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (12.73%) CRM
11 7 (12.73%) XML
11 7 (12.73%) Maven
12 6 (10.91%) Banking
12 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.91%) OO

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Drupal
2 2 (3.64%) WordPress
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Edge Animate
1 2 (3.64%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.45%) IaaS
2 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Route 53
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.45%) Hudson
3 7 (12.73%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Scrum Master
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) HTML5
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) XML Messaging
5 3 (5.45%) J2EE
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) Flash
6 2 (3.64%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.82%) Django
7 1 (1.82%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) PRINCE2
2 19 (34.55%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) BDD
4 14 (25.45%) Kanban
4 14 (25.45%) TDD
5 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.82%) SDLC
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (18.18%) UML
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (14.55%) DevOps
10 7 (12.73%) CRM
11 6 (10.91%) Defect Management
11 6 (10.91%) OO
11 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.09%) API Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Functional Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) HNC
2 1 (1.82%) HND
2 1 (1.82%) IISP
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) HP
2 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter