Period
to 9 December 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 9 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 20 50
Rank change year-on-year -33 +30 -15
Contract jobs citing SDLC 18 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.21% 6.26% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 7.23% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 20
Northamptonshire median daily rate £600 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - +14.29%
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 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 681 581 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.76% 86.59% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 362 571
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £220 £225
90th Percentile £551 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.46% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.31 £11.17 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% -17.26% -23.99%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.29 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.38 £13.45 £31.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.65%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 12 £600 +71.43% 3
SDLC
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 4 (22.22%) CISM
6 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (22.22%) CEH
6 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) SAML
6 4 (22.22%) GitHub
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
6 4 (22.22%) SABSA

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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Office 365
3 4 (22.22%) GitHub
3 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (22.22%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Appium
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Protractor
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Information Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Design Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) OAuth
1 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
1 4 (22.22%) SAML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (22.22%) Identity Management
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Internal Audit
6 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Privileged Identity Management
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) ES6
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CEH
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) GDPR
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Infor