Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 31 46
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 +4
Contract jobs citing SDLC 14 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.71% 3.19% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.23% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Southampton median daily rate £475 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +23.81% -33.75%
10th Percentile £395 £270 £211
90th Percentile £508 £414 £404
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £388 £330
% change year-on-year +16.13% +17.42% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -5.92%

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 450 355 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 87.04% 75.53% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 217 259
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £600 £490
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 25
Southampton median hourly rate £19.76 £13.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.01 £22.50 £20.10
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +68.89%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (50.00%) Big Data
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) SAML
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (35.71%) Serverless
5 5 (35.71%) Azure Functions
6 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (28.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Azure Functions
2 5 (35.71%) Serverless
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (21.43%) PaaS
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (28.57%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (28.57%) Data Lake
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (14.29%) Power BI
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Ada Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Progress Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) SAML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
4 4 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ada
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Databricks
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (7.14%) Progress