Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Highlands 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 12 December 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 > Highlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 5.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Highlands median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £415 £370
% change year-on-year +8.43% +12.16% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Highlands median hourly rate £37.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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 the Highlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Highlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Highlands 73.68% 78.79% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Highlands median daily rate £185 £160 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -42.86% +154.55%
10th Percentile £148 £106 £194
90th Percentile £214 £275 £583
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Highlands median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +3.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £14.75 £34.00 £29.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.02 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Highlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 1 - -
Waterfall
Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Highlands region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Highlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP