Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -4
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 64 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.95% 1.98% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.28% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 9
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% -5.81%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £290
90th Percentile £575 £459 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.44% +5.88% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 1,399 1,007 1,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.41% 86.51% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 532 615
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £526 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £17.32 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -44.58% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.47 £13.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.46 £41.00 £36.93
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 60 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Project Management
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (29.69%) SDLC
4 17 (26.56%) Finance
4 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (26.56%) C#
4 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
4 17 (26.56%) CRM
5 16 (25.00%) .NET
5 16 (25.00%) REST
6 15 (23.44%) User Stories
7 14 (21.88%) SQL
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
8 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.31%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (17.19%) QA
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.19%) Java
9 11 (17.19%) Web Services
9 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (14.06%) JSON
11 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.50%) Banking
12 8 (12.50%) Oracle
12 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
12 8 (12.50%) Microservices
12 8 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) MPLS
3 3 (4.69%) Skype
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.69%) Power BI
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.56%) DataStage
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
2 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Designer
5 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.38%) CRM Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Designer
7 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Tester
10 3 (4.69%) IT Security Project Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Security Project Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
1 16 (25.00%) REST
2 11 (17.19%) Web Services
3 9 (14.06%) JSON
4 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.94%) CSS
5 7 (10.94%) jQuery
5 7 (10.94%) SOAP
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Core
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.81%) LINQ
7 5 (7.81%) Sass
7 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.25%) Java EE
8 4 (6.25%) RESTful
8 4 (6.25%) XML
9 1 (1.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.81%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) IVR
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Project Management
3 19 (29.69%) SDLC
4 17 (26.56%) CRM
4 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (23.44%) User Stories
6 13 (20.31%) Scrum
7 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (12.50%) Microservices
9 7 (10.94%) Change Management
9 7 (10.94%) Kanban
10 6 (9.38%) OO
10 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) Java
4 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) ISEB
1 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (6.25%) PMP
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.13%) PSD2
3 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.81%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Veritas
5 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Capita
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Cognos
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec