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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 96 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 30 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.92% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.12% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 21
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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
1903 2674 2198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.60% 81.77% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1394 1125
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 63 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +9 19 £400 - 1
Glasgow -7 6 £475 +40.53%
West Lothian - 4 £308 -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) SDLC
3 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (30.43%) Project Management
5 16 (23.19%) Oracle
5 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 15 (21.74%) CRM
7 14 (20.29%) Banking
8 12 (17.39%) XML
8 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 10 (14.49%) Migration
10 9 (13.04%) Change Management
10 9 (13.04%) HP
10 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 8 (11.59%) Hudson
11 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.59%) Kanban
11 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
11 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.59%) TDD
12 7 (10.14%) Billing
12 7 (10.14%) Retail
12 7 (10.14%) Validation
12 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.14%) ISEB
12 7 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (10.14%) Supply Chain 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 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Hudson
2 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Mockito
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Billing
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Scrum Master
4 6 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.35%) PMO Planner
7 3 (4.35%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) HR Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) XML Messaging
3 4 (5.80%) SOAP
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) Ajax
6 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
6 1 (1.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.45%) DOM
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) HTML5
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
6 1 (1.45%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Velocity
6 1 (1.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) SDLC
3 22 (31.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (30.43%) Project Management
5 16 (23.19%) Scrum
6 15 (21.74%) CRM
6 15 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.49%) Migration
8 9 (13.04%) Change Management
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.59%) Kanban
9 8 (11.59%) TDD
10 7 (10.14%) BDD
10 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.14%) Requirements Management
10 7 (10.14%) Supply Chain Management
10 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) User Stories
10 7 (10.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) HP
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Remedy
4 4 (5.80%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) VocaLink