Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 November 2019 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing SDLC 53 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.62% 2.14% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.46% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +35.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £413 £306 £292
90th Percentile £706 £575 £450
South West median daily rate £463 £433 £388
% change year-on-year +6.94% +11.61% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +28.57%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% +5.56% +28.57%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,764 1,504 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.11% 86.89% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 973 728
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £289
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 19
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -5.41%
10th Percentile £23.75 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £40.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +18.66% +20.48%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Wiltshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Wiltshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Wiltshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Wiltshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. 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
Swindon +26 43 £463 +8.82% 3
Corsham -10 3 £493 - 3
Chippenham -21 1 - - 2
Malmesbury - 1 - -
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
5 11 (20.75%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
6 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
6 10 (18.87%) .NET
7 9 (16.98%) Tandem
7 9 (16.98%) BASE24
7 9 (16.98%) Microservices
7 9 (16.98%) WebdriverIO
8 8 (15.09%) C#
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) Middleware
8 8 (15.09%) Robotics
8 8 (15.09%) SWIFT
8 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
8 8 (15.09%) Pega
9 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.21%) Banking
9 7 (13.21%) SOAP
9 7 (13.21%) SLA
9 7 (13.21%) Kubernetes
9 7 (13.21%) DevOps
9 7 (13.21%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (11.32%) NIST
10 6 (11.32%) Docker

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) BASE24
2 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) OpenShift
2 5 (9.43%) AWS
3 4 (7.55%) Azure
4 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
5 2 (3.77%) Serverless
6 1 (1.89%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) BASE24 Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) WebdriverIO
3 8 (15.09%) Middleware
3 8 (15.09%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) SOAP
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.55%) CSS
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.66%) HTML5
7 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.77%) LESS
8 2 (3.77%) LINQ
8 2 (3.77%) RESTful
8 2 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Tandem
3 8 (15.09%) Robotics
3 8 (15.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 11 (20.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
4 9 (16.98%) Microservices
5 7 (13.21%) DevOps
5 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.32%) MODAF
6 6 (11.32%) OWASP
6 6 (11.32%) SABSA
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.43%) DevSecOps
7 5 (9.43%) Project Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.32%) SANS
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 6 (11.32%) NIST
3 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Kubernetes
1 7 (13.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Pega
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian