Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 23 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 0
Contract jobs citing SDLC 34 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.03% 6.00% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 7.11% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 20
Northamptonshire median daily rate £463 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -17.95% +28.71%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £329
90th Percentile £600 £550 £663
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £415
% change year-on-year -10.53% +14.46% +12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 717 577 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.95% 84.48% 87.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 377 530
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £223 £306
90th Percentile £531 £550 £581
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £9.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Northamptonshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Northamptonshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Northamptonshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -16 27 £475 +35.71% 3
SDLC
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Finance
3 12 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Spring
4 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
4 11 (32.35%) OO
5 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 10 (29.41%) JSON
5 10 (29.41%) Java EE
5 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) SonarQube
6 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
6 9 (26.47%) OOP
6 9 (26.47%) Project Management
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
7 8 (23.53%) Subversion
7 8 (23.53%) Mac OS
7 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.65%) Change Management
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
9 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
9 5 (14.71%) Office 365
9 5 (14.71%) PaaS
10 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
1 5 (14.71%) PaaS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (26.47%) SonarQube
2 8 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Gradle
4 1 (2.94%) Grunt
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) ProC
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Information Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Spring
2 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
3 10 (29.41%) Java EE
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) Web Services
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) OAuth
6 4 (11.76%) OAuth2
6 4 (11.76%) SAML
7 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) JMS
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 9 (26.47%) OOP
4 9 (26.47%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
8 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 4 (11.76%) Information Security
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) SIEM
8 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) ABAP
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) ES6
4 1 (2.94%) Java 8
4 1 (2.94%) JCL
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CEH
1 4 (11.76%) CISM
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
1 4 (11.76%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GCP
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) IFRS
3 1 (2.94%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Apple
1 1 (2.94%) Infor
1 1 (2.94%) Kony
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (2.94%) Perforce
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Tableau