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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 110 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 38 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.33% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.67% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 34
Median daily rate £395 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
Waterfall
UK

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
2427 2329 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.57% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1233 1087
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh -7 18 £415 +10.66% 4
Glasgow +1 9 £325 -13.33% 6
West Lothian +10 7 £395 -19.38%
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 121 (97.58%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.32%) Project Management
3 49 (39.52%) SDLC
4 46 (37.10%) Finance
5 34 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (25.00%) Scrum
6 31 (25.00%) XML
7 27 (21.77%) SOAP
8 25 (20.16%) Web Services
8 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (19.35%) RESTful
10 23 (18.55%) Linux
11 22 (17.74%) PRINCE2
11 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
11 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (16.94%) ITIL
12 21 (16.94%) HTTP
13 19 (15.32%) Java
13 19 (15.32%) Data Centre
14 18 (14.52%) jQuery
14 18 (14.52%) SaaS
14 18 (14.52%) JSON
15 17 (13.71%) Relational Database
16 15 (12.10%) CSS
16 15 (12.10%) ISEB
16 15 (12.10%) Web Development
16 15 (12.10%) TDD
17 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
17 14 (11.29%) Software Testing
17 14 (11.29%) Resource Management

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 12 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.26%) JBoss
2 9 (7.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.65%) Apache
3 7 (5.65%) nginx
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 3 (2.42%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.42%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) Drupal
6 2 (1.61%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.61%) WordPress
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.42%) MS Project
3 3 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.61%) Edge Animate
4 2 (1.61%) InDesign
4 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) SaaS
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) HTTP
2 4 (3.23%) DNS
2 4 (3.23%) SSL
2 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.42%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.81%) Big Data
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
1 9 (7.26%) JProfiler
2 7 (5.65%) Maven
3 4 (3.23%) Hudson
3 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 46 (37.10%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Billing
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Electronics
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Analyst
2 26 (20.97%) Developer
3 23 (18.55%) Business Analyst
4 16 (12.90%) Architect
5 11 (8.87%) Engagement Manager
6 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.65%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.23%) HR Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Scrum Master
11 4 (3.23%) Tester
12 3 (2.42%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) XML
2 27 (21.77%) SOAP
3 25 (20.16%) Web Services
4 24 (19.35%) RESTful
5 18 (14.52%) jQuery
5 18 (14.52%) JSON
6 15 (12.10%) CSS
7 14 (11.29%) HTML
8 12 (9.68%) Java EE
9 10 (8.06%) HTML5
9 10 (8.06%) Spring
10 9 (7.26%) CSS3
10 9 (7.26%) J2EE
10 9 (7.26%) XSLT
11 8 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.45%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.65%) Apache CXF
12 7 (5.65%) jBPM
12 7 (5.65%) JSF
12 7 (5.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) User Experience
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.23%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.23%) Social Media
4 4 (3.23%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Linux
2 14 (11.29%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.61%) AIX
4 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (97.58%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.32%) Project Management
3 49 (39.52%) SDLC
4 34 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (25.00%) Scrum
6 25 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (17.74%) PRINCE2
7 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (16.94%) ITIL
9 15 (12.10%) TDD
9 15 (12.10%) Web Development
10 14 (11.29%) Change Control
10 14 (11.29%) Resource Management
10 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.29%) Software Testing
10 14 (11.29%) System Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 13 (10.48%) Service Management
11 13 (10.48%) SOA
12 12 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.32%) Java
3 11 (8.87%) SQL
4 7 (5.65%) PHP
4 7 (5.65%) PHP 5
5 2 (1.61%) C#
5 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) ISEB
2 9 (7.26%) Degree
3 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) IISP
4 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) CA
1 13 (10.48%) HP
1 13 (10.48%) Oracle
1 13 (10.48%) Remedy
1 13 (10.48%) ServiceNow
2 5 (4.03%) SAP
3 3 (2.42%) OpenText
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos
5 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.81%) Tableau
5 1 (0.81%) VocaLink