Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing SDLC 33 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.25% 2.45% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 2.89% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 9
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +18.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £318 £340 £269
90th Percentile £563 £514 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £410
% change year-on-year +9.68% -5.49% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +22.14% +11.11% -27.17%

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 667 553 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 85.84% 84.56% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 243 453
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £226 £225
90th Percentile £563 £556 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 69
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -18.42% -10.06%
10th Percentile £18.69 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 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
Gloucester +2 16 £481 +13.24% 2
Cheltenham -6 6 £363 -3.33% 9
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) C
3 17 (51.52%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
5 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
6 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (33.33%) REST
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) Java
8 10 (30.30%) J2EE
8 10 (30.30%) JUnit
8 10 (30.30%) EJB
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
8 10 (30.30%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) XSD
8 10 (30.30%) XSLT
8 10 (30.30%) JBoss
8 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
8 10 (30.30%) Workflow
8 10 (30.30%) JAXB
8 10 (30.30%) JPA
8 10 (30.30%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (30.30%) JSF
8 10 (30.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (30.30%) Rational Team Concert
8 10 (30.30%) PrimeFaces

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 10 (30.30%) JBoss
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 8 (24.24%) IBM InfoSphere
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
2 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.21%) DataStage
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.09%) QualityStage
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JUnit
1 10 (30.30%) Rational Team Concert
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (12.12%) ERwin
6 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.09%) JMeter
6 3 (9.09%) WATIR
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Modeller
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) REST
2 10 (30.30%) EJB
2 10 (30.30%) EJB 3.0
2 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
2 10 (30.30%) J2EE
2 10 (30.30%) JAXB
2 10 (30.30%) JPA
2 10 (30.30%) JSF
2 10 (30.30%) PrimeFaces
2 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) XSD
2 10 (30.30%) XSLT
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) Laravel
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (30.30%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) Workflow
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
7 8 (24.24%) Data Lineage
7 8 (24.24%) Data Security
7 8 (24.24%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (24.24%) ETL
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (24.24%) RAD
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
8 7 (21.21%) Inmon Methodology
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Ada
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) DV Cleared
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Teradata
3 7 (21.21%) Netezza
4 3 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Zend