Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing SDLC 32 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 5.61% 3.35% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 4.09% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 14
Northampton median daily rate £388 £401 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% -8.81% +25.71%
10th Percentile £325 £200 £328
90th Percentile £447 £486 £554
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £325 £405
% change year-on-year +15.38% -19.75% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Northampton median hourly rate - - £35.00
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 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 490 416 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 85.96% 82.05% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 293 300
Northampton median daily rate £400 £410 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +0.31% -3.82%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £405
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.08% -14.05% -20.39%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.65 £11.08
90th Percentile £16.23 £122.55 £31.91
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.68 £15.88
% change year-on-year -23.91% -7.53% -6.13%

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Finance
3 16 (50.00%) Web Services
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 9 (28.13%) Project Management
7 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (25.00%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) XML
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (25.00%) Spring
8 7 (21.88%) Subversion
8 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
8 7 (21.88%) Java EE
8 7 (21.88%) JSON
8 7 (21.88%) Mac OS
8 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) SonarQube
8 7 (21.88%) OOP
8 7 (21.88%) ProC
8 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.75%) Change Management
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (12.50%) PMP
11 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification

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 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) ProC
1 7 (21.88%) SonarQube
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst Programmer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Pick Analyst Programmer
2 7 (21.88%) Pick Programmer
2 7 (21.88%) Programmer
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Mainframe Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Development Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Development Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.00%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
2 8 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) Java EE
3 7 (21.88%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) PowerMock
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (3.13%) SAPUI5
5 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) Change Control
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java 8
3 1 (3.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 4 (12.50%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) IFRS
1 1 (3.13%) IFRS 9
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Apple
1 1 (3.13%) Infor
1 1 (3.13%) Kony
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (3.13%) SAP
1 1 (3.13%) Tableau
1 1 (3.13%) VMware