Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 57 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 10 58 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 1.29% 3.09% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 3.69% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 38
Median daily rate £438 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £386 £363 £213
90th Percentile £476 £575 £593
South West median daily rate £456 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -3.44% +11.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.13% -
South West median hourly rate £48.75 £46.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% +6.98% -9.47%

SDLC 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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 645 1,573 1,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.44% 83.76% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 1,018 1,067
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £282 £275
90th Percentile £605 £600 £535
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 51
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.42 £52.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Express
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Azure

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
1 1 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Express
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Market Research
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) IIBA
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) MBA
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) YouTube