Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 +11
Contract jobs citing SDLC 12 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.25% 3.62% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 4.74% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Southampton median daily rate £475 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £385 £279 £250
90th Percentile £510 £549 £378
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £365 £335
% change year-on-year +23.29% +8.96% -11.84%
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 462 359 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.52% 76.38% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 215 257
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £225
90th Percentile £574 £586 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 30
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.70% +42.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.60 £11.56
90th Percentile £47.87 £48.09 £34.48
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +47.41%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) SAML
5 5 (41.67%) Serverless
5 5 (41.67%) Azure Functions
6 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Azure Functions
2 5 (41.67%) Serverless
3 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) Looker
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
5 1 (8.33%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Progress Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) JSON
1 5 (41.67%) SAML
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Progress 4GL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Terraform
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Databricks
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Progress
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau