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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Waterfall Model
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%

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
339 344 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.18% 78.36% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 242 107
Median daily rate £425 £420 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
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 17 January 2017.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) V-Model
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) RAD
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (12.50%) FitNesse

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Online Betting
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) Apache CXF
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) DHTML
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) RAD
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel