The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Waterfall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Waterfall over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Waterfall Model
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.02% 1.35% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.67% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £350 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £404
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.70 £31.44
% change year-on-year -3.48% +54.88%  

Waterfall is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 360 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 79.95% 81.26% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 246 138
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £745 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Waterfall as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in Sheffield

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Waterfall in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in Sheffield

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Waterfall in Sheffield over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.11%) NUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL

Waterfall
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Apache CXF
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) DHTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) JMS
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) Sass
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe