Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 59 34
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 +11
Contract jobs citing SDLC 11 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.29% 0.63% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.78% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 12
Southampton median daily rate £450 - £358
10th Percentile £375 - £305
90th Percentile £638 - £559
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £44.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 404 387 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.17% 80.79% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 265 226
Southampton median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £334 £304 £263
90th Percentile £634 £575 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 16
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £44.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -66.34% +207.29%
10th Percentile £11.54 £10.35 £14.72
90th Percentile £47.00 £28.75 £51.02
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £33.75
% change year-on-year +7.78% -3.78% +19.47%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Southampton over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 27 January 2020, 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Asset Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
1 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Express
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Governance
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft