Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 November 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)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -
Contract jobs citing SDLC 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 10.53% 9.78% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 12.86% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 4
High Wycombe median daily rate £350 £363 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -21.83% -
10th Percentile £311 £356 £307
90th Percentile £397 £394 £473
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £363 £444
% change year-on-year +24.14% -18.31% +26.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.83% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +44.83% -42.00% -

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
High Wycombe
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87 70 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 91.58% 76.09% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 36
High Wycombe median daily rate £375 £363 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.69% -7.67%
10th Percentile £213 £160 £131
90th Percentile £524 £514 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £408 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +1.88% -1.61% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 14
High Wycombe median hourly rate £37.00 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% +42.11% +55.10%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.25 £9.97
90th Percentile £51.00 £37.04 £51.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.44 £16.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.94% +10.53% -7.06%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in High Wycombe

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in High Wycombe

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in High Wycombe

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Content Management
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) GxP
4 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (40.00%) CMS
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Web Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) APMP
4 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Product Owner
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) Web Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Delphi
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) APMP
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (10.00%) Google