Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 February 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing SDLC 4 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.86% 3.01% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 3.76% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Somerset median daily rate £350 £368 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -14.53% -9.47%
10th Percentile £318 £349 £263
90th Percentile £413 £466 £625
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £46.20
% change year-on-year +9.38% -30.74% -2.74%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 351 372 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 75.65% 80.00% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 340
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £159 £213 £263
90th Percentile £516 £500 £511
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 76 62
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £42.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% -5.10% +41.68%
10th Percentile £13.35 £14.88 £13.85
90th Percentile £44.13 £46.25 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +33.33%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Somerset

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Bath -11 3 £375 -8.54% 3
Taunton +2 1 £325 -9.72%
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Spring

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (25.00%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA