Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 52 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -27
Contract jobs citing SDLC 89 116 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.40% 3.61% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.30% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 50
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £550 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

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 2,167 2,699 2,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.74% 84.03% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,413 1,708 1,695
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £235 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.00 £8.76
90th Percentile £32.75 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Nottinghamshire -10 25 £425 -5.56% 30
Leicestershire +28 22 £420 -6.67% 13
Northamptonshire -29 19 £600 +50.00% 12
Derbyshire +9 10 £475 +26.67% 4
Lincolnshire +7 2 £363 - 3
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) Finance
3 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
4 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (20.22%) Java
5 18 (20.22%) SQL
6 15 (16.85%) Scrum
7 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
8 13 (14.61%) Oracle
8 13 (14.61%) Project Management
9 11 (12.36%) Web Services
9 11 (12.36%) Cryptography
9 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
9 11 (12.36%) Docker
9 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (11.24%) QA
10 10 (11.24%) CSS
10 10 (11.24%) .NET
10 10 (11.24%) C#
11 9 (10.11%) HTML
11 9 (10.11%) Windows
11 9 (10.11%) ERP
11 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.99%) DevOps
12 8 (8.99%) Issue Tracking

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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) Documentum
2 1 (1.12%) JBoss
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.12%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.74%) Office 365
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.62%) PaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (4.49%) GitHub
5 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Network Security
2 6 (6.74%) HTTP
2 6 (6.74%) Internet
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.37%) Firewall
4 3 (3.37%) VoIP
4 3 (3.37%) VPN
4 3 (3.37%) Wireless
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) DB2
1 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.12%) MS Access
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.12%) Power BI
2 1 (1.12%) QlikView
2 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Subversion
3 5 (5.62%) JDeveloper
3 5 (5.62%) JUnit
3 5 (5.62%) NetBeans
3 5 (5.62%) Toad
4 4 (4.49%) GitLab
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.25%) webpack
7 1 (1.12%) Appium
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) Babel
7 1 (1.12%) Grunt
7 1 (1.12%) gulp
7 1 (1.12%) Protractor
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.37%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Transformation Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Transformation Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) Web Services
2 10 (11.24%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) CSS
3 9 (10.11%) HTML
4 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.87%) CSS3
5 7 (7.87%) HTML5
6 6 (6.74%) REST
7 5 (5.62%) Java RMI
7 5 (5.62%) JSP
7 5 (5.62%) OSGi
8 4 (4.49%) Node.js
8 4 (4.49%) OAuth
8 4 (4.49%) OAuth2
8 4 (4.49%) SAML
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.37%) GraphQL
9 3 (3.37%) React
9 3 (3.37%) Redux
9 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) PKI
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) SUSE
4 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) Business Analysis
3 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
5 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
5 13 (14.61%) Project Management
6 11 (12.36%) Cryptography
6 11 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.11%) ERP
8 8 (8.99%) Change Control
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 8 (8.99%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.87%) Business Transformation
9 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.87%) SIEM
9 7 (7.87%) TDD
9 7 (7.87%) User Stories
10 6 (6.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) Java
1 18 (20.22%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) C#
3 5 (5.62%) Groovy
3 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.37%) C
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.25%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.25%) Go
5 2 (2.25%) Perl
5 2 (2.25%) PHP
5 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) ES6
6 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) CEH
3 4 (4.49%) CISM
3 4 (4.49%) CISSP
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) CCNA
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) IIBA
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 7 (7.87%) GDPR
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.12%) ARP4754
4 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) HAZOP
4 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.74%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.37%) Ansible
3 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) Terraform
4 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.87%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.87%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) BMC
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) Remedy
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.12%) Cognos
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Infor
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.12%) Xamarin