Period
to 12 December 2018

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 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 74 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 37 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.05% 1.42% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.65% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 23
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.14% +26.80%
10th Percentile £306 £276 £315
90th Percentile £575 £480 £595
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +28.57% -3.08%
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +22.14% +11.11% -27.17%

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 1,556 1,088 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.06% 86.08% 84.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,001 749 804
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £255
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.38 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.36% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £30.88 £13.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £49.13 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +24.24% -0.75% -15.29%

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 12 December 2018.

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 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
Swindon -11 11 £450 +20.00% 3
Chippenham 0 4 - - 4
Corsham -13 1 - -
SDLC
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) C++
4 10 (27.03%) C
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
8 6 (16.22%) Embedded C++
8 6 (16.22%) MySQL
8 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
8 6 (16.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (13.51%) React
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (13.51%) Node.js
9 5 (13.51%) TypeScript
9 5 (13.51%) Coaching
9 5 (13.51%) Linux
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) Unix
9 5 (13.51%) VoIP
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
10 4 (10.81%) OO
10 4 (10.81%) MVVM
10 4 (10.81%) JIRA
10 4 (10.81%) WPF

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 (8.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Software Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) Node.js
1 5 (13.51%) React
2 4 (10.81%) WPF
3 3 (8.11%) .NET Core
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.11%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) LESS
5 1 (2.70%) LINQ
5 1 (2.70%) Sass
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) Process Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Kanban
6 4 (10.81%) MVVM
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) Release Train
6 4 (10.81%) Task Automation
7 3 (8.11%) API Design
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Scorecard
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) C
2 10 (27.03%) C++
3 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
3 6 (16.22%) Embedded C++
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) OCA
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) PowerCLI
1 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel