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 3 months to 28 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Waterfall 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.69% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 0.54% 0.29%
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%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £374 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £423 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 280 369 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.58% 83.48% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 1111 710
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 21
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +64.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £23.75 £25.00
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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +13 7 £363 -10.76% 4
Rotherham - 2 - -
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Waterfall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Waterfall.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) QA

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 3 (15.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) gulp
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) JMS
3 3 (15.00%) Sass
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com