Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing SDLC 20 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.74% 4.54% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 5.21% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 7
Northampton median daily rate £350 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £283 £200 £228
90th Percentile £409 £560 £600
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northampton median hourly rate - - £22.50
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 347 557 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 82.23% 87.17% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 409 264
Northampton median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £213 £205 £225
90th Percentile £542 £575 £550
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 6
Northampton median hourly rate £11.09 £12.38 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% -33.18% +19.48%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £14.80 £26.19 £21.14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £13.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -17.89% -19.40% +6.35%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) CCIE
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) MCSE
5 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (35.00%) Automotive
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Clustering
5 7 (35.00%) PLM
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (35.00%) High Availability
5 7 (35.00%) VCAP
5 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (35.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (35.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) OO

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) ProC
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Automotive
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Pick Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Pick Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) JPA
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (35.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (35.00%) High Availability
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (35.00%) PLM
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCSE
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) VCAP
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) NetApp
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau