Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 September 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 85 81
Rank change year-on-year +43 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 88 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.12% 1.79% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 2.05% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 6
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £430 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +34.59% -8.71%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £610 £494 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £415 £360
% change year-on-year +8.43% +15.28% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,519 1,220 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.37% 87.14% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 649 611
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £262 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £451
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +71.43% -55.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.20 £33.30 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -25.00% +66.67%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Glasgow

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Glasgow

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) SQL
2 33 (37.50%) REST
3 31 (35.23%) Microservices
3 31 (35.23%) Java
4 30 (34.09%) Web Services
5 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (31.82%) Oracle
7 27 (30.68%) SOAP
7 27 (30.68%) Software Delivery
7 27 (30.68%) Oracle Database
8 26 (29.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (28.41%) Oracle Forms
9 25 (28.41%) PL/SQL
9 25 (28.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 25 (28.41%) MongoDB
9 25 (28.41%) NoSQL
10 21 (23.86%) Project Management
10 21 (23.86%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
11 17 (19.32%) Finance
11 17 (19.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 13 (14.77%) Decision-Making
12 13 (14.77%) Degree
13 11 (12.50%) SDLC
13 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (11.36%) CRM
14 10 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.55%) PaaS
4 2 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
2 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) Oracle Database
2 25 (28.41%) MongoDB
2 25 (28.41%) NoSQL
2 25 (28.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.27%) Power BI
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Architect
2 22 (25.00%) Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.36%) Salesforce Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Architect
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Configuration Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Service Architect
9 6 (6.82%) Designer
10 5 (5.68%) CRM Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) REST
2 30 (34.09%) Web Services
3 27 (30.68%) SOAP
4 9 (10.23%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.55%) JSON
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.41%) CSS
7 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.41%) jQuery
7 3 (3.41%) LINQ
7 3 (3.41%) Sass
7 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.14%) Java EE
8 1 (1.14%) RESTful
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) IVR
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Blog
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) AIX
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Microservices
3 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (30.68%) Software Delivery
5 26 (29.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (23.86%) Project Management
7 17 (19.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 17 (19.32%) Data Modelling
8 13 (14.77%) Decision-Making
9 11 (12.50%) SDLC
10 10 (11.36%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (11.36%) CRM
10 10 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.09%) Change Management
12 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.09%) User Stories
13 7 (7.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 5 (5.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) SQL
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 25 (28.41%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.23%) C#
5 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.41%) ISEB
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.41%) PMP
3 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Ansible
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Oracle
2 21 (23.86%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Citrix
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) EMC
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter