The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
UK / Scotland
Rank 82 59 91
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 26 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.48% 2.78% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 3.33% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 29
Median daily rate £423 £413 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.54% -4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £665 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +3.03% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -6.00% +59.03%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1468 2160 2380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.74% 83.33% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1211 1313
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Scotland

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Scotland

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 9 £425 - 6
Glasgow -16 9 £400 -6.43% 5
West Lothian +3 6 £423 +5.75%
Inverclyde - 2 £475 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 16 (29.63%) Finance
4 15 (27.78%) Java
5 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) Scrum
6 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
6 11 (20.37%) SDLC
7 10 (18.52%) UML
7 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.67%) DevOps
9 8 (14.81%) Use Case
9 8 (14.81%) HTML
9 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.96%) TDD
10 7 (12.96%) Maven
10 7 (12.96%) C#
10 7 (12.96%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) ITIL
10 7 (12.96%) Windows
10 7 (12.96%) Python
10 7 (12.96%) SOA
10 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.96%) Release Management
10 7 (12.96%) Marketing
10 7 (12.96%) Kanban
10 7 (12.96%) BDD
10 7 (12.96%) Hudson

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Route 53
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQLite
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.96%) Hudson
2 7 (12.96%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
1 10 (18.52%) Scrum Master
2 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Release Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (3.70%) SSIS Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 6 (11.11%) HTML5
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) J2EE
5 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) Java EE
5 3 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Felix
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Sling
6 2 (3.70%) JRuby
6 2 (3.70%) JSTL
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) Servlets
6 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.85%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) Middleware
7 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Project Management
3 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 11 (20.37%) SDLC
5 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.52%) UML
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.67%) DevOps
7 8 (14.81%) Use Case
8 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 7 (12.96%) ITIL
8 7 (12.96%) Kanban
8 7 (12.96%) OO
8 7 (12.96%) Release Management
8 7 (12.96%) SOA
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (11.11%) CRM
9 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) C
5 2 (3.70%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) Jython
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) IISP
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (5.56%) OpenView
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Cognos
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter
6 1 (1.85%) VMware