Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 15 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing SDLC 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.37% 4.82% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 5.60% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 19
Northampton median daily rate £600 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -12.50% -11.11%
Northamptonshire median daily rate £600 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +50.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 447 393 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 81.42% 86.18% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 236 398
Northampton median daily rate £385 £363 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -10.77% -4.41%
10th Percentile £308 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £539 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £390 £420
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Northampton median hourly rate £13.85 £11.09 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -10.42% -33.18%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.13 £14.80 £26.19
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.31 £11.17 £13.25
% change year-on-year +28.11% -15.70% -20.90%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Northampton

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Northampton

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Northampton over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Northampton

For the 6 months to 15 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (30.77%) GitLab
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) OAuth2
4 4 (30.77%) SABSA
4 4 (30.77%) Docker
4 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (30.77%) Threat Management
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (30.77%) GDPR
4 4 (30.77%) Privileged Identity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
4 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) CEH
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Java

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (7.69%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) GitHub
2 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) GitLab
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) webpack
4 1 (7.69%) Babel
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Information Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Design Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) OAuth
1 4 (30.77%) OAuth2
1 4 (30.77%) SAML
2 3 (23.08%) GraphQL
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) React
2 3 (23.08%) Redux
2 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) EJB
3 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
4 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Privileged Identity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) SABSA
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Threat Management
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CEH
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet