Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 20 September 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)
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -
Contract jobs citing SDLC 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 3.33% 17.65% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 18.75% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Stafford median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £413 £350 £263
% change year-on-year +17.86% +33.33% -11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Stafford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stafford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 73.33% 94.12% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 15
Stafford median daily rate £388 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £313 £100 £128
90th Percentile £450 £358 £461
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Stafford median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% +20.00% +89.87%
10th Percentile £11.18 £40.00 £16.29
90th Percentile £22.10 £50.00 £47.20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.20 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.99% -52.67% +104.08%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Stafford

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Stafford

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Stafford region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin