The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 30 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 2.21% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 3.33% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.16 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 150 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.54% 66.37% 75.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 91 114
Average daily rate £315 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.20 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the Sheffield region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ab Initio
2 4 (66.67%) Trillium
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
2 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Palantir
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Waterfall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Waterfall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Trillium
1 4 (66.67%) Informatica
1 4 (66.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (33.33%) Palantir
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP