Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 19 April 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.

Software Delivery
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 151 180
Rank change year-on-year -15 +29 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 61 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 0.76% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.92% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 11
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £318 £325
90th Percentile £641 £549 £519
England median daily rate £500 £485 £494
% change year-on-year +3.09% -1.77% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
South West median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £46.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year +29.73% +125.61% -46.05%

Software Delivery 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,265 4,235 4,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.38% 82.96% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,413 2,599 2,930
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £239
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 182 237
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.63 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.91% -10.00% +8.70%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in the South West over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Delivery in the South West

Software Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Bristol +7 40 £450 +3.45% 3
Wiltshire -39 14 £625 +40.45%
Somerset +9 5 £550 +29.41%
Software Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
2 31 (50.82%) jQuery
3 29 (47.54%) Finance
3 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
4 27 (44.26%) Oracle
5 26 (42.62%) Web Services
6 25 (40.98%) HTML
7 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
8 23 (37.70%) Java
8 23 (37.70%) Maven
9 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
10 21 (34.43%) .NET
11 18 (29.51%) Middleware
12 17 (27.87%) MVC
12 17 (27.87%) SQL
12 17 (27.87%) CSS
13 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
14 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (24.59%) REST
15 14 (22.95%) JAX-RS
15 14 (22.95%) Java EE
15 14 (22.95%) JSF
15 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
15 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
15 14 (22.95%) RESTful
15 14 (22.95%) UML
16 13 (21.31%) Oracle ADF
16 13 (21.31%) OO
16 13 (21.31%) SQL Server

Software Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (21.31%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) Confluence
2 8 (13.11%) JBoss
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.28%) Mule
4 2 (3.28%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) NuGet
2 1 (1.64%) Slack
2 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SSH
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Maven
2 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (13.11%) Gerrit
3 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) IntelliJ
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) Ant
5 1 (1.64%) Hudson
5 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Electronics
2 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.75%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) International Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.03%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 11 (18.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.84%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) jQuery
2 26 (42.62%) Web Services
3 25 (40.98%) HTML
4 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
5 21 (34.43%) .NET
6 18 (29.51%) Middleware
7 17 (27.87%) CSS
8 15 (24.59%) REST
9 14 (22.95%) Java EE
9 14 (22.95%) JAX-RS
9 14 (22.95%) JSF
9 14 (22.95%) RESTful
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle ADF
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 13 (21.31%) PrimeFaces
10 13 (21.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (21.31%) WebCenter
11 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
11 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (18.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (47.54%) Waterfall
3 17 (27.87%) MVC
4 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.95%) Integration Testing
5 14 (22.95%) UML
6 13 (21.31%) BPMN
6 13 (21.31%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (21.31%) OO
7 11 (18.03%) TDD
8 10 (16.39%) BDD
8 10 (16.39%) SOA
9 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.75%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (14.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
10 8 (13.11%) XML Parsing
11 7 (11.48%) DevOps
11 7 (11.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.70%) Java
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) C#
5 8 (13.11%) Java 8
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) iptables
1 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Pega