Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 12 December 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 73 105
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 -34
Contract jobs citing SDLC 29 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.02% 2.18% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.49% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 35
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +35.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £335 £413 £243
90th Percentile £588 £588 £475
North East median daily rate £475 £463 £350
% change year-on-year +2.70% +32.14% -26.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 802 1,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.68% 87.36% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 571 1,392
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -14.63%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £231
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 86
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.73% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £14.06
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £26.54
% change year-on-year -36.36% -17.10% +53.84%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Tyne and Wear

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Tyne and Wear

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Tyne and Wear

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Tyne and Wear

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 25 £490 +3.16% 20
South Shields - 3 £325 -
Sunderland - 1 £450 -
SDLC
North East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) JIRA
3 13 (44.83%) Confluence
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) DevOps
5 11 (37.93%) Kanban
5 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
6 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
6 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (27.59%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (27.59%) Puppet
8 8 (27.59%) Ansible
8 8 (27.59%) Docker
8 8 (27.59%) User Experience
8 8 (27.59%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) Perl
8 8 (27.59%) SOA
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 8 (27.59%) Maven
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby
9 7 (24.14%) Change Management
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) Nagios

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (44.83%) Confluence
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.79%) Slack
3 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
1 7 (24.14%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) JIRA
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (27.59%) Maven
4 8 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.45%) JMeter
7 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Siebel Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (24.14%) YAML
2 4 (13.79%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) User Experience
2 7 (24.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 11 (37.93%) Kanban
5 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
7 8 (27.59%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (27.59%) SOA
8 7 (24.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) Change Management
8 7 (24.14%) Coaching
8 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
8 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (24.14%) Release Automation
9 6 (20.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Perl
1 8 (27.59%) Python
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Ansible
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Docker Swarm
2 7 (24.14%) Nagios
2 7 (24.14%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Riverbed
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Siebel