Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 February 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing SDLC 55 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.31% 1.13% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 1.38% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £475 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +61.84% -30.94%
10th Percentile £298 £394 £180
90th Percentile £490 £525 £575
East of England median daily rate £388 £425 £418
% change year-on-year -8.82% +1.80% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.45% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.14 £49.25
% change year-on-year +10.68% -26.62% -1.50%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,108 871 1,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.77% 82.17% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 381 621
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 100 83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £26.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.84% -28.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.50 £8.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £56.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Cambridgeshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Cambridgeshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Cambridgeshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Cambridgeshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Peterborough - 26 £338 - 3
Cambridge +5 23 £388 -22.50% 22
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) JIRA
2 27 (49.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 26 (47.27%) Finance
4 21 (38.18%) Java
5 20 (36.36%) Scrum
6 19 (34.55%) SoapUI
7 18 (32.73%) RESTful
7 18 (32.73%) Spring
8 17 (30.91%) .NET
9 16 (29.09%) SOAP
9 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
9 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
9 16 (29.09%) Confluence
10 15 (27.27%) Defect Management
10 15 (27.27%) Web Services
11 14 (25.45%) Maven
11 14 (25.45%) Atlassian
11 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
13 12 (21.82%) Kanban
13 12 (21.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (21.82%) TeamCity
13 12 (21.82%) JUnit
14 11 (20.00%) J2EE
14 11 (20.00%) XML
14 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
14 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 11 (20.00%) JSON
15 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 16 (29.09%) Confluence
1 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) JIRA
2 19 (34.55%) SoapUI
3 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
4 14 (25.45%) Maven
5 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
6 12 (21.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (21.82%) JUnit
6 12 (21.82%) TeamCity
7 7 (12.73%) Selenium
8 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (7.27%) Gradle
10 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.45%) JBehave
10 3 (5.45%) JMeter
10 3 (5.45%) NUnit
10 3 (5.45%) Robot Framework
10 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (47.27%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum Master
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) RESTful
1 18 (32.73%) Spring
2 17 (30.91%) .NET
3 16 (29.09%) SOAP
4 15 (27.27%) Web Services
5 11 (20.00%) J2EE
5 11 (20.00%) JSON
5 11 (20.00%) XML
6 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.09%) WCF
10 5 (9.09%) WPF
11 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (7.27%) Velocity
12 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
12 3 (5.45%) HTML
13 2 (3.64%) CSS
13 2 (3.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 20 (36.36%) Scrum
4 15 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.82%) Kanban
7 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (16.36%) API Development
8 9 (16.36%) SOA
9 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.73%) ATDD
10 7 (12.73%) BDD
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
11 6 (10.91%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
12 5 (9.09%) User Stories
13 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) XAML
7 1 (1.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) PhD
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CBAP
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) IIBA
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ARP4754
1 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Atlassian
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.82%) Lumension
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) VMware