Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 19 February 2019 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 67 67
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -13
Contract jobs citing SDLC 15 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.58% 0.67% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.78% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Coventry median daily rate £502 £398 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.16% -3.52% +3.00%
10th Percentile £425 £355 £281
90th Percentile £600 £509 £473
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.12% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +50.00% -7.76%

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 841 640 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.34% 85.79% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 429 620
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £280
90th Percentile £580 £541 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 26
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +35.38% -10.96%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.63 £10.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £39.18 £32.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.98 £21.09
% change year-on-year -29.94% +18.44% +11.00%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Coventry

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Coventry

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Coventry

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) PaaS
3 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (33.33%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) OAuth
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) PKI
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) WSDL
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) GitHub
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Azure Functions
4 3 (20.00%) GitHub
4 3 (20.00%) Serverless
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) GitLab
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) OAuth
2 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (20.00%) OpenID
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Swagger
2 3 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) ArchiMate
6 2 (13.33%) BPMN
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISM
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Freshdesk
2 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft