Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 33 44
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +14
Contract jobs citing SDLC 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.66% 3.04% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.93% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Southampton median daily rate £475 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +35.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £305 £279 £210
90th Percentile £500 £405 £408
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £328
% change year-on-year +12.50% +22.14% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.61% -6.44%

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 372 356 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 85.13% 77.39% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 213 236
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £248
90th Percentile £575 £721 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 27
Southampton median hourly rate £31.51 £13.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.31% -7.98% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.52 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.59 £21.98 £27.60
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% -19.86% +62.22%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SAML
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 4 (25.00%) Serverless
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
3 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (12.50%) Looker
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Ada Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Ada
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Terraform
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Databricks
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Tableau