Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 83 109
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -16
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 41 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.89% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.26% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% -10.98%
10th Percentile £250 £289 £294
90th Percentile £566 £527 £439
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Project Management
4 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (31.71%) Banking
6 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) RESTful
9 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) JSON
9 5 (12.20%) QA
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) HTTP
9 5 (12.20%) User Stories
9 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
10 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) UML
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) BPMN
11 3 (7.32%) SaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.44%) npm
3 1 (2.44%) Route 53
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) RESTful
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) CSS3
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) RequireJS
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) User Stories
7 4 (9.76%) BPMN
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
7 4 (9.76%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) Kanban
8 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) ES6
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) APMP
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore