Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 October 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing SDLC 85 105 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.12% 3.39% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.00% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 61
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +7.38%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £313
90th Percentile £600 £550 £648
England median daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year - +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +0.09%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,218 2,627 2,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.42% 84.91% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 1,658 1,738
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 104 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.03 £9.65 £8.76
90th Percentile £43.63 £51.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in the East Midlands

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Leicestershire +27 22 £425 +21.43% 9
Nottinghamshire -12 22 £425 -10.53% 29
Northamptonshire -28 22 £600 +71.43% 5
Derbyshire +5 7 £475 +12.43% 3
Lincolnshire +10 2 £363 - 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
3 21 (24.71%) Scrum
4 20 (23.53%) SQL
5 19 (22.35%) Java
5 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
6 18 (21.18%) Degree
7 16 (18.82%) Oracle
8 15 (17.65%) Web Services
8 15 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (15.29%) C#
9 13 (15.29%) Project Management
9 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
10 12 (14.12%) HTML
10 12 (14.12%) .NET
10 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.94%) ERP
12 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 10 (11.76%) QA
13 9 (10.59%) Retail
13 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.59%) Change Control
14 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.41%) Internet
14 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
14 8 (9.41%) Change Management
14 8 (9.41%) TDD
14 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS R12

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) DNN
2 1 (1.18%) Documentum
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.35%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.18%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.18%) Primavera
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) PaaS
3 4 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (4.71%) GitHub
3 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) HTTP
2 5 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Skype
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) DB2
1 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Event Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (1.18%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.18%) Power BI
3 1 (1.18%) QlikView
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JDeveloper
1 7 (8.24%) Toad
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) GitLab
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
3 4 (4.71%) NetBeans
3 4 (4.71%) SonarQube
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Appium
6 1 (1.18%) Grunt
6 1 (1.18%) gulp
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.53%) Law
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Analyst
2 23 (27.06%) Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Business Transformation Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Transformation Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) Web Services
2 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 12 (14.12%) HTML
3 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.24%) CSS
4 7 (8.24%) JSP
4 7 (8.24%) SOAP
5 6 (7.06%) CSS3
5 6 (7.06%) HTML5
6 5 (5.88%) REST
6 5 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.71%) Java RMI
7 4 (4.71%) JSON
7 4 (4.71%) OAuth
7 4 (4.71%) OAuth2
7 4 (4.71%) OSGi
7 4 (4.71%) SAML
7 4 (4.71%) Spring
8 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) PKI
4 4 (4.71%) User Experience
5 3 (3.53%) CMDB
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) SUSE
5 1 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.71%) Scrum
3 19 (22.35%) Business Analysis
4 15 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (15.29%) Project Management
6 11 (12.94%) ERP
7 9 (10.59%) Change Control
8 8 (9.41%) Change Management
8 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.41%) TDD
8 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.24%) Business Transformation
9 7 (8.24%) OO
9 7 (8.24%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (8.24%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.06%) BDD
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) Java
3 13 (15.29%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.71%) Groovy
6 3 (3.53%) C
7 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) ABAP
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) ES6
8 1 (1.18%) JCL
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) CEH
2 4 (4.71%) CISM
2 4 (4.71%) CISSP
3 3 (3.53%) ISEB
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.35%) IIBA
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
2 7 (8.24%) GDPR
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.18%) ARP4754
5 1 (1.18%) HAZOP
5 1 (1.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
3 1 (1.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.35%) Infor
4 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) BMC
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
5 1 (1.18%) F5
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Kony
5 1 (1.18%) McAfee
5 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau