Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 January 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing SDLC 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% 3.62% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 4.37% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 5
Southampton median daily rate - £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -8.45%
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £365 £335
% change year-on-year +16.44% +8.96% -9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £44.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 385 366 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 80.88% 82.81% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 225 239
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £268 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £559
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 34
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.56 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.34% +212.68% -51.02%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.72 £10.43
90th Percentile £28.75 £51.02 £38.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.40 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +11.33% +6.19% -19.29%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Southampton

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Southampton

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Iteration Planning
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Sass

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Iteration Planning
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft