Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing SDLC 27 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.39% 5.40% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.41% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 16
Northampton median daily rate £475 £350 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -31.71% +30.16%
10th Percentile £355 £240 £322
90th Percentile £600 £488 £619
Northamptonshire median daily rate £463 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +15.63% -15.79% +28.38%
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 517 390 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 84.07% 84.23% 88.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 247 356
Northampton median daily rate £396 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £200 £305
90th Percentile £501 £538 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Northampton median hourly rate £13.09 £11.79 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +2.54% -38.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.95 £9.05
90th Percentile £21.13 £70.38 £17.45
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
% change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) OOP
4 8 (29.63%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) Spring
4 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) SonarQube
5 7 (25.93%) Java EE
5 7 (25.93%) Mac OS
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) Subversion
5 7 (25.93%) SOAP
5 7 (25.93%) XML
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 5 (18.52%) PaaS
8 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) SIEM
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS

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 (3.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) PaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
1 8 (29.63%) SonarQube
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) GitLab
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) ProC
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Information Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Development Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Development Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) JSON
2 8 (29.63%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 7 (25.93%) Java EE
3 7 (25.93%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) OAuth
4 4 (14.81%) OAuth2
4 4 (14.81%) SAML
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (3.70%) SAPUI5
5 1 (3.70%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (14.81%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) OOP
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Change Control
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (14.81%) Internal Audit
7 4 (14.81%) SABSA
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 4 (14.81%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (14.81%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) ABAP
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) ES6
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CEH
1 4 (14.81%) CISM
1 4 (14.81%) CISSP
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (14.81%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) GCP
1 4 (14.81%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS
2 1 (3.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Apple
1 1 (3.70%) Infor
1 1 (3.70%) Kony
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Tableau