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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.94% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £406 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 212 322 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 89.08% 84.29% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 247 145
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) JMS
6 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 3 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3

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 3 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Call Centre Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) CMS Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) JMS
3 3 (16.67%) Sass
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Apache CXF
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Service Design
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com