Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 September 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)
Gloucestershire > Gloucester
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 15 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing SDLC 6 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 3.05% 10.39% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 11.27% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Gloucester median daily rate £381 £470 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +41.89% +20.45%
10th Percentile £318 £263 £280
90th Percentile £459 £503 £425
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucester median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% -2.20% -

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 Gloucester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 168 213 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 85.28% 92.21% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 143 115
Gloucester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £558 £525 £488
Gloucestershire median daily rate £456 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +7.35% +9.68% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 2
Gloucester median hourly rate £16.63 £18.10 £60.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -70.15% +394.90%
10th Percentile £13.75 £16.34 £19.61
90th Percentile £51.80 £20.08 £104.74
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +11.84%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Gloucester

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Gloucester

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Gloucester over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Gloucester

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (83.33%) RS-232
1 5 (83.33%) RS-485
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) RS-232
1 5 (83.33%) RS-485
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA