Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 65 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 38 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.42% 1.99% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.30% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 22
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £313
90th Percentile £565 £450 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £397 £425
% change year-on-year +7.05% -6.59% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +26.56% -1.54%
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +40.48% -30.00%

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 1,361 1,087 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.69% 86.54% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 723 731
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.33 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -21 12 £400 +14.29% 2
Chippenham +5 3 - - 2
Corsham -3 1 - - 3
SDLC
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) C
2 13 (34.21%) C++
3 11 (28.95%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
5 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
7 7 (18.42%) Aerospace
8 6 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Coaching
9 5 (13.16%) JIRA
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.53%) OO
10 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.53%) .NET
10 4 (10.53%) MySQL
10 4 (10.53%) WPF
10 4 (10.53%) Kanban
10 4 (10.53%) MVVM
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (7.89%) Confluence

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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 (7.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Aerospace
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded C Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 6 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) WPF
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) React
2 3 (7.89%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
4 1 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (2.63%) Sass
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
3 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
4 6 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (13.16%) Coaching
5 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) MVVM
6 4 (10.53%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) API Design
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Scorecard
7 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.26%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (5.26%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C
1 13 (34.21%) C++
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSA
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) OCA
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) PowerCLI
1 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Siebel