The table below looks at the statistics for Waterfall skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Waterfall Model
Rank 35 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.12% 1.53% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.37% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.40% -1.33%
Waterfall
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 253 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 71.79% 64.71% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 163 136
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Waterfall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Waterfall Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Waterfall across the South Yorkshire region.

Waterfall Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Waterfall
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Waterfall across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Waterfall Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +10 4 £550 +57.14% 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

Waterfall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (40.00%) Trillium
3 4 (40.00%) Informatica
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Palantir
5 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) QlikView
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Cognos
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL

Waterfall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ab Initio
1 4 (40.00%) Trillium
1 4 (40.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) Palantir
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP