Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -3
Contract jobs citing SDLC 5 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.98% 2.39% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 3.23% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Somerset median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -15.29% +11.84%
10th Percentile £343 £319 £263
90th Percentile £418 £424 £625
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £380
% change year-on-year -3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% -27.17% -8.95%

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 398 341 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 77.89% 73.97% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 178 338
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 65 60
Somerset median hourly rate £23.75 £38.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.31% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.08 £18.00
90th Percentile £50.38 £43.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -1.45% -12.10% +42.73%

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 11 December 2017. 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 -10 2 £375 +7.14% 5
Taunton +2 1 £375 -4.46%
Templecombe - 1 - -
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) Sencha
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Luciad
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared

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 (20.00%) Mule ESB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Luciad