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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Waterfall Model
Rank 46 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.72% - 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £17.66 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+197.28% -77.21%
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
326 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.80% 79.82% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 115 82
Average daily rate £410 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.73 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £23.16 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Project Management
2 25 (78.13%) Open Source
3 24 (75.00%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) Business Analysis
5 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (59.38%) TDD
7 18 (56.25%) Product Management
7 18 (56.25%) BDD
7 18 (56.25%) Data Analytics
7 18 (56.25%) Analytics
8 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 3 (9.38%) User Stories
10 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (9.38%) Kanban
10 3 (9.38%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (9.38%) Banking
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) Cognos
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle
10 3 (9.38%) IBM
11 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 2 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (6.25%) Smartcard
11 2 (6.25%) C#
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Management Information System

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Analyst
1 28 (87.50%) Business Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Digital Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Digital Business Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Open Source
2 25 (78.13%) Project Management
3 21 (65.63%) Business Analysis
4 19 (59.38%) TDD
5 18 (56.25%) Analytics
5 18 (56.25%) BDD
5 18 (56.25%) Data Analytics
5 18 (56.25%) Product Management
6 17 (53.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cognos
1 3 (9.38%) IBM
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Siebel