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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 100 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 51 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.48% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 21
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
2470 2366 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.37% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1295 1077
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 26 £475 +18.75% 2
Glasgow +4 12 £450 +2.85% 7
West Lothian +12 8 £395 -19.38% 4
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 123 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.86%) SDLC
3 51 (40.48%) Project Management
4 42 (33.33%) Finance
5 37 (29.37%) XML
6 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (27.78%) Scrum
7 29 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (22.22%) SOAP
9 27 (21.43%) Web Services
10 25 (19.84%) RESTful
11 24 (19.05%) PRINCE2
11 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 23 (18.25%) Linux
12 23 (18.25%) ITIL
13 22 (17.46%) Java
14 21 (16.67%) HTTP
14 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (15.87%) SaaS
15 20 (15.87%) JSON
16 19 (15.08%) jQuery
16 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
17 18 (14.29%) TDD
18 17 (13.49%) Web Development
18 17 (13.49%) CSS
19 16 (12.70%) HTML
19 16 (12.70%) SOA
19 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
20 15 (11.90%) ServiceNow
20 15 (11.90%) Mac OS X

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (11.90%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.52%) JBoss
2 12 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.56%) Apache
3 7 (5.56%) nginx
4 6 (4.76%) CMS
5 3 (2.38%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Drupal
6 2 (1.59%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.59%) Edge Animate
4 2 (1.59%) InDesign
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.87%) SaaS
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (3.17%) DNS
2 4 (3.17%) SSL
2 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 12 (9.52%) JProfiler
2 7 (5.56%) Maven
3 4 (3.17%) Hudson
3 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 42 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Billing
4 3 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Developer
2 27 (21.43%) Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) Business Analyst
4 16 (12.70%) Architect
5 13 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Engagement Manager
7 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.97%) Agile Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) HR Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.37%) XML
2 28 (22.22%) SOAP
3 27 (21.43%) Web Services
4 25 (19.84%) RESTful
5 20 (15.87%) JSON
6 19 (15.08%) jQuery
7 17 (13.49%) CSS
8 16 (12.70%) HTML
9 15 (11.90%) Java EE
10 13 (10.32%) Spring
11 12 (9.52%) J2EE
11 12 (9.52%) XSLT
12 11 (8.73%) HTML5
13 10 (7.94%) CSS3
14 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
15 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
16 7 (5.56%) Drools
16 7 (5.56%) jBPM
16 7 (5.56%) JSF
16 7 (5.56%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) User Experience
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.17%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.17%) Social Media
4 4 (3.17%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.59%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.59%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.59%) AIX
4 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.86%) SDLC
3 51 (40.48%) Project Management
4 35 (27.78%) Scrum
4 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (23.02%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 23 (18.25%) ITIL
8 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (14.29%) TDD
10 17 (13.49%) Web Development
11 16 (12.70%) SOA
12 15 (11.90%) Service Management
12 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.90%) Software Testing
12 15 (11.90%) System Testing
12 15 (11.90%) Unit Testing
13 14 (11.11%) Change Control
14 13 (10.32%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (10.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.46%) Java
3 10 (7.94%) SQL
4 7 (5.56%) PHP
4 7 (5.56%) PHP 5
5 2 (1.59%) C#
5 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) ISEB
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) IISP
4 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) CA
1 15 (11.90%) HP
1 15 (11.90%) Remedy
1 15 (11.90%) ServiceNow
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) SAP
4 3 (2.38%) OpenText
5 2 (1.59%) Adobe
5 2 (1.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) VocaLink