Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 20 August 2019 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 > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 52 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 18 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.67% 2.99% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 3.39% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 30
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £575 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82% +17.47%
10th Percentile £335 £324 £348
90th Percentile £975 £519 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £475
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 544 707 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 80.83% 88.04% 85.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 432 449
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £439 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +3.23% -5.78%
10th Percentile £245 £298 £263
90th Percentile £629 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 27
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.53 £12.26 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.14% -7.28% -11.83%
10th Percentile £10.17 £9.50 £9.18
90th Percentile £23.26 £47.50 £26.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.87% +6.90% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Nottinghamshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Nottinghamshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Nottinghamshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Nottinghamshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Nottingham +3 18 £575 +35.29% 11
SDLC
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Docker
5 6 (33.33%) Microservices
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Selenium
6 5 (27.78%) Groovy
6 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) NetBeans
7 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 4 (22.22%) Java RMI
7 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) HTML

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) NetBeans
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) Maven
6 1 (5.56%) Mocha
6 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.56%) QF-Test
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) Java RMI
4 4 (22.22%) OSGi
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth
6 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) Swagger
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Microservices
6 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Bug Management
7 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Dependency Management
7 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 4 (22.22%) Test Management
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Groovy
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ACCA
1 2 (11.11%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cognos
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin