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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 53 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.90% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.17% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Waterfall
South Yorkshire

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
357 256 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.41% 80.00% 63.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 175 88
Average daily rate £450 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -27.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source Development

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) CRM Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft