Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 65 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing SDLC 35 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.04% 2.50% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.03% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 39
Bristol median daily rate £419 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £295
90th Percentile £553 £575 £520
South West median daily rate £420 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £47.50 £45.10
% change year-on-year -6.32% +5.32% -4.04%

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 1,429 1,353 1,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.28% 82.40% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 921 1,059
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £525 £530 £525
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 55
Bristol median hourly rate £38.53 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.73% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.72 £13.75
90th Percentile £47.15 £50.25 £52.40
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SDLC in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Bristol

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) Banking
5 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Scala
7 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Kafka
7 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
8 4 (11.43%) Hortonworks
8 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 4 (11.43%) HBase
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) jQuery
8 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Firewall
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Selenium
8 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence

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 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) DWDM
3 1 (2.86%) GSM
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) Junos
3 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.86%) LTE
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) NGN
3 1 (2.86%) SDH
3 1 (2.86%) UMTS
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.43%) HBase
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) ArangoDB
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.71%) WebPagetest
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (2.86%) TestRail
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Electronics
4 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office
6 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) React Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) Sass
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) WCF
5 2 (5.71%) XHTML
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Robotics
1 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.86%) Frameworx
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.43%) User Stories
4 3 (8.57%) Data Management
4 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Scala
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) ES6
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) OSCP
2 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
1 1 (2.86%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
1 2 (5.71%) Opsview
2 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Hortonworks
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper