Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 42 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +32 -24
Contract jobs citing SDLC 35 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.83% 5.03% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 5.91% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £353
90th Percentile £773 £525 £552
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +35.80% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £32.50 £40.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% -10.56%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,089 999 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.04% 85.24% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 775 761
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £260
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.49% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 37
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.08 £12.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £41.65
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.30% -7.78% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Oxfordshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Oxfordshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Oxfordshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Oxfordshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Oxford -17 19 £600 +33.33% 15
Kidlington -4 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Thame - 4 £688 - 1
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (34.29%) GDPR
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) Microservices
6 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
6 9 (25.71%) Scrum
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
7 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
8 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (20.00%) Decision-Making
8 7 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
8 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (14.29%) Node.js
10 5 (14.29%) Scala
10 5 (14.29%) HIPAA
10 5 (14.29%) GitHub
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) Publishing
10 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (2.86%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) GitHub
4 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (11.43%) Office 365
4 4 (11.43%) PaaS
5 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) GitLab
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Moq
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) TestNG
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.43%) Billing
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Information Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) OAuth
2 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
2 4 (11.43%) SAML
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (5.71%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (28.57%) Microservices
4 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Information Security
5 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 7 (20.00%) Quote-to-Cash
6 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Cryptography
8 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) Scala
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Go
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) CEH
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) MBA
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) GDPR
2 5 (14.29%) HIPAA
2 5 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Facebook
4 1 (2.86%) Google