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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 52 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 79 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.14% 1.43% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.80% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 19
Average daily rate £380 £430 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £334 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £453 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +40 59 £380 -12.89% 8
Glasgow -2 15 £428 -0.58% 6
North Lanarkshire +4 2 £285 -
West Lothian +2 2 £280 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 113 (93.39%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.98%) SDLC
3 45 (37.19%) Finance
4 40 (33.06%) Project Management
5 33 (27.27%) XML
6 31 (25.62%) Scrum
6 31 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (19.83%) ITIL
7 24 (19.83%) SOAP
7 24 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (19.01%) Linux
8 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (18.18%) Web Services
10 21 (17.36%) Java
10 21 (17.36%) RESTful
11 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
12 18 (14.88%) SaaS
12 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
13 17 (14.05%) HTTP
13 17 (14.05%) jQuery
14 16 (13.22%) System Testing
14 16 (13.22%) HP
14 16 (13.22%) CA
14 16 (13.22%) Remedy
14 16 (13.22%) Service Management
14 16 (13.22%) ServiceNow
14 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
15 15 (12.40%) ISEB
15 15 (12.40%) PRINCE2
15 15 (12.40%) Test Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 13 (10.74%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.92%) JBoss
2 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
3 6 (4.96%) CMS
3 6 (4.96%) nginx
4 3 (2.48%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) WordPress
5 2 (1.65%) Drupal
5 2 (1.65%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.65%) Edge Animate
3 2 (1.65%) InDesign
3 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) SaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) DNS
2 4 (3.31%) SSL
2 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.48%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.65%) BODI
3 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) DataStage
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.83%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Eclipse
1 12 (9.92%) JProfiler
2 9 (7.44%) HP UFT
2 9 (7.44%) Selenium
3 7 (5.79%) Maven
4 3 (2.48%) PeopleTools
5 2 (1.65%) Toad
5 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.83%) Hudson
6 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.93%) Analyst
2 26 (21.49%) Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Architect
4 14 (11.57%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Test Analyst
5 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Engagement Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) XML
2 24 (19.83%) SOAP
3 22 (18.18%) Web Services
4 21 (17.36%) RESTful
5 17 (14.05%) jQuery
6 15 (12.40%) JSON
7 13 (10.74%) Java EE
7 13 (10.74%) Spring
8 12 (9.92%) CSS
8 12 (9.92%) J2EE
8 12 (9.92%) XSLT
9 11 (9.09%) HTML
10 8 (6.61%) Hibernate
10 8 (6.61%) HTML5
11 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.79%) Apache CXF
11 7 (5.79%) CSS3
11 7 (5.79%) jBPM
11 7 (5.79%) JSF
11 7 (5.79%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) User Experience
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.31%) Social Media
4 4 (3.31%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.65%) FMCG
5 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Linux
2 12 (9.92%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.65%) AIX
4 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (93.39%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.98%) SDLC
3 40 (33.06%) Project Management
4 31 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (25.62%) Scrum
5 24 (19.83%) ITIL
5 24 (19.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.22%) Service Management
7 16 (13.22%) System Testing
8 15 (12.40%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.40%) Software Testing
8 15 (12.40%) TDD
8 15 (12.40%) Test Management
9 14 (11.57%) BPMN
9 14 (11.57%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (11.57%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (11.57%) Release Management
9 14 (11.57%) Web Filtering
10 13 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (4.96%) PHP
5 5 (4.13%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.83%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) SQR
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) ISEB
2 11 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.44%) Degree
3 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.48%) IISP
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) CA
1 16 (13.22%) HP
1 16 (13.22%) Remedy
1 16 (13.22%) ServiceNow
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) OpenText
4 3 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 2 (1.65%) Cognos
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.65%) Trillium
5 2 (1.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.83%) Pega
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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