Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 18 August 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 35 57
Rank change year-on-year -43 +22 +20
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 5 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.47% 4.61% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 5.33% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £369
90th Percentile £450 £519 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -47.25% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 896 826 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.01% 86.58% 82.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 529 385
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £243
90th Percentile £563 £550 £587
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.77 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.42% +36.51% -31.25%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.31 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.57 £49.88 £26.49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.51 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% +25.04% -3.45%

Waterfall
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Waterfall in South Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Waterfall in South Yorkshire

Waterfall
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Waterfall within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -36 4 £425 +3.03%
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Waterfall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

Waterfall
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle