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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Waterfall Model
Rank 34 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.71% 2.76% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 3.82% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£383 £550 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.45% +72.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £430 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £550 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £61.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.01% +69.44%
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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
215 131 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.24% 72.38% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 88 83
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) IBM