Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 63 90
Rank change year-on-year +22 +27 -25
Contract jobs citing SDLC 60 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.27% 1.68% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 2.05% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 8 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £475 £237
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +100.63% -40.81%
10th Percentile £306 £406 £180
90th Percentile £476 £525 £581
East of England median daily rate £365 £423 £418
% change year-on-year -13.61% +1.20% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.14 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.68% -3.63% -9.09%

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 1183 928 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 84.14% 81.83% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 434 691
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £239 £213 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 98 80
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +117.39% -37.27%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.20 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.90 £47.50 £50.13
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.40 £24.66
% change year-on-year +8.02% +31.40% -1.37%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +20 31 £325 -31.58% 2
Cambridge +1 23 £363 -27.50% 16
SDLC
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Finance
3 27 (45.00%) JIRA
4 24 (40.00%) .NET
5 21 (35.00%) Scrum
6 19 (31.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) RESTful
6 19 (31.67%) SoapUI
7 18 (30.00%) Spring
8 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
9 16 (26.67%) Confluence
9 16 (26.67%) SOAP
9 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
10 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.00%) Web Services
10 15 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 14 (23.33%) Atlassian
11 14 (23.33%) C#
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
11 14 (23.33%) Maven
12 13 (21.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (21.67%) TeamCity
12 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 12 (20.00%) Kanban
13 12 (20.00%) TDD
13 12 (20.00%) JUnit
13 12 (20.00%) XML
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server

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 (26.67%) Confluence
1 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) JBoss
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) GitHub
2 2 (3.33%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) GIS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) JIRA
2 19 (31.67%) SoapUI
3 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (23.33%) Maven
5 13 (21.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (21.67%) TeamCity
6 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (20.00%) JUnit
7 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.67%) Selenium
9 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
9 4 (6.67%) Gradle
10 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.00%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.00%) JBehave
10 3 (5.00%) JMeter
10 3 (5.00%) NUnit
10 3 (5.00%) Robot Framework
10 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 9 (15.00%) WCF Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
8 6 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) RESTful
3 18 (30.00%) Spring
4 16 (26.67%) SOAP
5 15 (25.00%) Web Services
6 12 (20.00%) XML
7 11 (18.33%) J2EE
7 11 (18.33%) JSON
8 10 (16.67%) WCF
9 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (13.33%) jQuery
10 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.33%) WPF
12 4 (6.67%) Velocity
13 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
13 3 (5.00%) HTML
13 3 (5.00%) NHibernate
14 2 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Kanban
5 12 (20.00%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.00%) API Development
7 9 (15.00%) SOA
7 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.33%) MVC
8 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.67%) ATDD
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.67%) SOLID
9 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) C
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) F#
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) RPG
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) CBAP
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) IIBA
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Atlassian
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.67%) Lumension
5 1 (1.67%) Nintex
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) VMware