Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 April 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +17
Contract jobs citing SDLC 19 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.41% 3.34% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.89% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 22
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £470 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +3.01% +8.63%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £269
90th Percentile £553 £550 £563
South West median daily rate £433 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +11.61% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -5.84%
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +31.43% -28.21% +8.09%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 657 488 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 83.16% 85.76% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 232 391
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £276 £251 £225
90th Percentile £563 £563 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 52 60
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £28.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -8.80% -26.47%
10th Percentile £18.65 £13.02 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.10 £51.00 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £28.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.37% -25.97% -3.75%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
Cheltenham -13 8 £438 +16.67% 3
Gloucester -5 6 £438 -6.91%
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Rational Team Concert
3 7 (36.84%) C
4 6 (31.58%) MathWorks
4 6 (31.58%) MATLAB
4 6 (31.58%) Simulink
4 6 (31.58%) Validation
4 6 (31.58%) Windchill
4 6 (31.58%) SysML
4 6 (31.58%) Avionics
4 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) X.21
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (21.05%) JBoss
6 4 (21.05%) EJB
6 4 (21.05%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (21.05%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Simulink
1 6 (31.58%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) DataStage
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Rational Team Concert
2 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) ERwin
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) WATIR
General
1 6 (31.58%) Avionics
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) EJB
1 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.79%) React
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) JAXB
3 2 (10.53%) JPA
3 2 (10.53%) JSF
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) XSD
3 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) SysML
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) A/B Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Data Lineage
6 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
2 6 (31.58%) MATLAB
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java 8
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) MathWorks
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Netezza
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central