Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 62 40
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 0
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 20 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.99% 1.57% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.92% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 63
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -15.79%
10th Percentile £415 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £483 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 567 781 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.63% 81.78% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 529 484
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +19.49%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 20
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +140.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.15 £9.93
90th Percentile £40.99 £49.25 £15.10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -10.15%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Waterfall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Waterfall in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 9 (45.00%) Sybase
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) DB2
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) PMP
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
4 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
5 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Creative Thinking
5 7 (35.00%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution

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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) REST
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (35.00%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.00%) Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Perl
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com