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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 35 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.61% 2.78% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.53% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
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£525 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.16 £61.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-50.55% +67.12%
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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
321 170 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.73% 78.70% 68.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 109 109
Average daily rate £425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £29.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Project Management
3 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (70.59%) Open Source
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
5 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (64.71%) Product Management
6 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
6 10 (58.82%) Analytics
6 10 (58.82%) TDD
7 9 (52.94%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) Pega
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Banking
10 1 (5.88%) Billing
10 1 (5.88%) Data Management
10 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) ITIL
10 1 (5.88%) CRM
10 1 (5.88%) Cognos
10 1 (5.88%) IBM
10 1 (5.88%) ISEB
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
10 1 (5.88%) Use Case
10 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Business Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Business Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Project Management
3 13 (76.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (70.59%) Open Source
5 11 (64.71%) Product Management
6 10 (58.82%) Analytics
6 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
6 10 (58.82%) TDD
7 9 (52.94%) BDD
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Management
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Pega
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) IBM