The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 46 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.39% 3.77% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 4.58% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Median daily rate £388 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £452 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.16 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+19.36% -50.55%
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
333 306 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.91% 82.48% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 226 110
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -25.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Waterfall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) API Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) HP ASE
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel