Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 61 25
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36 +7
Contract jobs citing SDLC 4 20 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.23% 2.43% 7.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.81% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 33
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £340 £415 £263
90th Percentile £545 £594 £563
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +2.30%
South West median hourly rate £45.25 £46.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.63% +3.37% -6.32%

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 276 711 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 84.92% 86.29% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 388 260
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 116 69
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £17.34 £16.28 £14.80
90th Percentile £52.75 £53.75 £50.85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +8.28% -1.88%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SDLC in Gloucestershire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Gloucestershire.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +5 3 £413 -8.33% 7
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories

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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Product Owner
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JAXB
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Fedora
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Backlog Refinement
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) VMware