Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 17 December 2017 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10 +42
Contract jobs citing SDLC 119 102 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.35% 2.74% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 3.41% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 98
Hampshire median daily rate £365 £335 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -9.46% +12.12%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £281
90th Percentile £549 £486 £533
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £45.00 £41.50
90th Percentile £46.90 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +50.00%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2848 2988 3598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.25% 80.17% 82.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1927 2231
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 150 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +24.17% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.63 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -3.92% -8.26% +55.71%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Hampshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Hampshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Hampshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Hampshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Portsmouth +2 20 £363 +26.09%
Basingstoke -3 18 £475 +26.67%
Southampton +18 16 £358 +10.00% 10
Hook +8 13 £288 -8.95%
Fareham +4 5 £400 -11.11%
Havant -2 5 £450 -
Winchester -2 3 £500 +49.25% 2
Eastleigh -2 2 £350 - 1
Fleet - 2 £303 - 1
Farnborough 0 1 £350 -22.22% 1
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) Windows
3 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
4 26 (21.85%) C#
4 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
5 22 (18.49%) Scrum
5 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
6 21 (17.65%) HTML
7 19 (15.97%) .NET
8 17 (14.29%) SQL
8 17 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (13.45%) User Experience
9 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
9 16 (13.45%) Degree
10 15 (12.61%) jQuery
10 15 (12.61%) Oracle
10 15 (12.61%) MVC
11 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (11.76%) CSS
11 14 (11.76%) Java
11 14 (11.76%) Linux
11 14 (11.76%) JIRA
11 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
12 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (10.92%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (10.92%) MS Visio
12 13 (10.92%) XML

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
2 6 (5.04%) JBoss
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.52%) SAS
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Visio
2 12 (10.08%) Acrobat
2 12 (10.08%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) IaaS
1 4 (3.36%) PaaS
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) LAN
2 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.04%) WAN
3 5 (4.20%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.36%) SNMP
5 3 (2.52%) Internet
6 2 (1.68%) DNS
6 2 (1.68%) IMAP
6 2 (1.68%) SMTP
7 1 (0.84%) SMS
7 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.68%) Big Data
6 2 (1.68%) DB2
6 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.76%) JIRA
3 7 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.36%) NetBeans
6 4 (3.36%) Selenium
6 4 (3.36%) StarTeam
7 3 (2.52%) NuGet
8 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.84%) Ant
9 1 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.84%) JMeter
9 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.84%) Maven
9 1 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.84%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
2 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Billing
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Developer
2 15 (12.61%) Architect
3 12 (10.08%) Author
3 12 (10.08%) Delivery Manager
3 12 (10.08%) Technical Author
4 11 (9.24%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.04%) Environment Manager
7 4 (3.36%) BSS Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Environment And Release Manager
7 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.36%) OSS Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.65%) HTML
2 19 (15.97%) .NET
3 15 (12.61%) jQuery
4 14 (11.76%) CSS
5 13 (10.92%) XML
6 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.88%) Ajax
10 7 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (5.04%) Entity Framework
11 6 (5.04%) LINQ
11 6 (5.04%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (4.20%) Web Services
13 4 (3.36%) JSON
13 4 (3.36%) Node.js
13 4 (3.36%) RequireJS
14 3 (2.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) User Experience
2 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.36%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Linux
2 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.49%) Scrum
3 17 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (12.61%) MVC
5 13 (10.92%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (10.08%) Project Management
6 12 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (10.08%) Waterfall
7 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.40%) DevOps
8 10 (8.40%) Software Delivery
9 9 (7.56%) Change Management
9 9 (7.56%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.72%) Regression Testing
10 8 (6.72%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (6.72%) Supplier Management
11 7 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) C#
1 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
2 17 (14.29%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) Java
4 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
5 4 (3.36%) C
5 4 (3.36%) Lua
5 4 (3.36%) Python
6 3 (2.52%) Ada
6 3 (2.52%) C++
6 3 (2.52%) PHP
6 3 (2.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.84%) ABAP
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.45%) Degree
4 8 (6.72%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.72%) PMP
5 6 (5.04%) ISEB
5 6 (5.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.84%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.84%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Ansible
1 6 (5.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) Adobe
3 12 (10.08%) Pega
4 8 (6.72%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.36%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.36%) Informatica
5 4 (3.36%) SAP
6 3 (2.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.68%) BEA
7 2 (1.68%) EMC
7 2 (1.68%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) Sybase
7 2 (1.68%) Vitria
8 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.84%) HP
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com