Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 11 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing SDLC 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.82% 5.96% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 7.43% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £363 £373 £363
90th Percentile £388 £555 £388
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £50.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 110 175 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 77.46% 80.28% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 96 98
Cheltenham median daily rate £488 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.40% -2.81% -1.23%
10th Percentile £302 £278 £281
90th Percentile £663 £563 £500
Gloucestershire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.65 £41.25 £40.58
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% -10.59% +11.84%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Cheltenham

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Sage
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SnowdropKCS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) HR Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods