Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing SDLC 27 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.52% 1.32% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.65% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -1.49%
10th Percentile £343 £306 £325
90th Percentile £513 £474 £603
South West median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.36% +4.79% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.37% -6.32% +2.81%

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 1,490 851 1,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 83.66% 80.43% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,011 561 743
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £291 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 15 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23.40 £17.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.55 £47.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -13 23 £500 +17.65% 1
Chippenham - 1 £425 - 1
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Java
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (22.22%) CRM
10 6 (22.22%) Microservices
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
10 6 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
10 6 (22.22%) Serverless
10 6 (22.22%) Azure Functions
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) API Design
11 4 (14.81%) REST
11 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
11 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (14.81%) Tandem
11 4 (14.81%) JSON
11 4 (14.81%) JIRA

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (14.81%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Azure Functions
2 6 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (22.22%) Serverless
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL Workbench
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.11%) Robomongo
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Developer
3 4 (14.81%) BASE24 Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Core
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) SOAP
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Kafka
6 1 (3.70%) Node.js
6 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) SWIFT
1 4 (14.81%) Tandem
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
3 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Microservices
5 6 (22.22%) Task Automation
6 4 (14.81%) API Design
6 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) DevSecOps
8 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Java 8
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle