The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 10 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.18% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.38% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Median daily rate £528 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.05% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Edinburgh

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) SQLite
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.76%) Puppet

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQLite
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Operations
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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