Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 110 136
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 -17
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 100 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.01% 1.51% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.81% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 33
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £270 £300
90th Percentile £500 £518 £481
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £36.14 £24.37
% change year-on-year +2.38% +48.33% -40.93%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -7 40 £413 - 2
Glasgow +2 27 £425 +33.02% 4
West Lothian +8 21 £415 +27.45%
Inverclyde - 5 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £620 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Waterfall
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 99 (99.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) CRM
3 26 (26.00%) Finance
3 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (25.00%) Java
5 21 (21.00%) Project Management
6 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (19.00%) Performance Testing
7 19 (19.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (17.00%) LoadRunner
8 17 (17.00%) SOA
8 17 (17.00%) OpenView
8 17 (17.00%) HP
8 17 (17.00%) J2EE
8 17 (17.00%) HP SiteScope
8 17 (17.00%) Performance Engineering
9 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 16 (16.00%) Banking
10 12 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (12.00%) User Stories
11 11 (11.00%) Migration
12 9 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
13 8 (8.00%) QA
13 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
13 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.00%) ETL
13 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.00%) SDLC
14 7 (7.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 4 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) JBoss
2 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.00%) npm
3 1 (1.00%) Route 53
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) Ingres
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Billing
3 4 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.00%) Performance Tester
3 17 (17.00%) Senior Performance Tester
3 17 (17.00%) Senior Tester
3 17 (17.00%) Tester
4 12 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.00%) Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Agile Coach
6 5 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Salesforce Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Architect
8 3 (3.00%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) J2EE
2 5 (5.00%) RESTful
2 5 (5.00%) Web Services
3 4 (4.00%) JSON
4 3 (3.00%) Spring
4 3 (3.00%) XML
5 2 (2.00%) .NET
5 2 (2.00%) CSS
5 2 (2.00%) CSS3
5 2 (2.00%) HTML
5 2 (2.00%) HTML5
5 2 (2.00%) jQuery
5 2 (2.00%) RequireJS
6 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) React
6 1 (1.00%) Sass
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) PMI
4 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.00%) AIX
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (99.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) CRM
3 26 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.00%) Project Management
5 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 19 (19.00%) Performance Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Performance Engineering
7 17 (17.00%) SOA
8 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
9 12 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (12.00%) User Stories
10 11 (11.00%) Migration
11 9 (9.00%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (8.00%) ETL
12 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.00%) SDLC
13 7 (7.00%) Data Mapping
13 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) SQL
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
1 4 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.00%) APMP
3 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 7 (7.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.00%) PMO
5 1 (1.00%) MiFID
5 1 (1.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) HP SiteScope
1 17 (17.00%) OpenView
2 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) HP
2 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.00%) Cognos
5 2 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) FNZ
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore