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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 94 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 35 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.33% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.80% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 15
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£425 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
2298 1942 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.27% 73.64% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1059 903
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 22
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.59 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
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 4 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 4 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 -7 20 £400 -0.62% 2
Glasgow 0 13 £419 +28.84% 4
West Lothian - 2 £490 -
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Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 68 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Finance
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 17 (23.61%) Oracle
5 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (18.06%) Java
7 12 (16.67%) Web Services
8 11 (15.28%) Linux
8 11 (15.28%) OO
8 11 (15.28%) Software Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
9 10 (13.89%) Project Management
9 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.50%) UML
10 9 (12.50%) UNIX
10 9 (12.50%) SOA
11 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.11%) XML
11 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
11 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (11.11%) PeopleTools
11 8 (11.11%) Banking
11 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
12 7 (9.72%) Spring
12 7 (9.72%) Java EE
12 7 (9.72%) jQuery
12 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
12 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.72%) Scrum

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.94%) GlassFish
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (4.17%) nginx
3 3 (4.17%) WordPress
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) SAS
5 1 (1.39%) FileNet
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Project
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.94%) MySQL
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) PeopleTools
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) PVCS
4 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.39%) JBehave
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Front Office
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Business Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Architect
4 11 (15.28%) Business Architect
5 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Designer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 7 (9.72%) Spring
3 7 (9.72%) Java EE
3 7 (9.72%) jQuery
4 6 (8.33%) CSS
5 5 (6.94%) JSON
5 5 (6.94%) JRuby
5 5 (6.94%) Java EE 5
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.94%) JSP
6 4 (5.56%) SOAP
7 3 (4.17%) RESTful
7 3 (4.17%) XSLT
7 3 (4.17%) .NET
8 2 (2.78%) HTML
8 2 (2.78%) J2EE
8 2 (2.78%) STL
8 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) UNIX
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (15.28%) OO
3 11 (15.28%) Software Testing
4 10 (13.89%) Project Management
5 9 (12.50%) UML
5 9 (12.50%) SOA
6 8 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.72%) Scrum
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 13 (18.06%) Java
3 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Groovy
5 5 (6.94%) Jython
5 5 (6.94%) PeopleCode
5 5 (6.94%) SQR
6 3 (4.17%) PHP5
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) VB6
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Control-M
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Planview
5 1 (1.39%) Pega
5 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.39%) Coverity
5 1 (1.39%) Sybase