Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 15 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 83 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 -20
Contract jobs citing SDLC 164 107 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.33% 2.54% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.99% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 68 70
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% -5.29% +11.84%
10th Percentile £321 £312 £313
90th Percentile £575 £503 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £433
% change year-on-year - +9.83% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £46.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +0.09%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,277 3,575 4,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.88% 84.98% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,880 2,378 3,148
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £541
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 123
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.06 £10.55
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £41.40
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Yorkshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Yorkshire

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Yorkshire

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Yorkshire

SDLC
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
West Yorkshire +11 129 £425 +6.25% 58
South Yorkshire +18 32 £400 -9.86% 24
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 97 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.32%) Test Automation
3 46 (28.05%) Java
4 40 (24.39%) Scrum
4 40 (24.39%) JIRA
5 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
6 35 (21.34%) SQL
7 34 (20.73%) Finance
8 32 (19.51%) BDD
9 31 (18.90%) Git (software)
10 29 (17.68%) Software Engineering
11 28 (17.07%) TDD
11 28 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (17.07%) Cucumber
12 27 (16.46%) C#
13 25 (15.24%) .NET
14 24 (14.63%) REST
15 22 (13.41%) Mentoring
15 22 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.80%) Linux
16 21 (12.80%) E-Commerce
16 21 (12.80%) Microservices
16 21 (12.80%) Coaching
16 21 (12.80%) Node.js
16 21 (12.80%) Confluence
17 20 (12.20%) NoSQL
17 20 (12.20%) Slack
18 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
18 19 (11.59%) MySQL

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 21 (12.80%) Confluence
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.22%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.61%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.20%) Slack
2 5 (3.05%) GitHub
3 3 (1.83%) Trello
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) Broadband
2 1 (0.61%) Skype
2 1 (0.61%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 19 (11.59%) MySQL
2 19 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.98%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.44%) Big Data
5 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.83%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.22%) HBase
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (24.39%) JIRA
2 31 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 17 (10.37%) Selenium
5 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.10%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.88%) JMeter
6 8 (4.88%) Protractor
6 8 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.66%) Maven
8 5 (3.05%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.44%) AppScan
9 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.22%) Gatling
11 2 (1.22%) JUnit
11 2 (1.22%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (20.73%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Retail
3 11 (6.71%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Legal
4 6 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Analyst
2 34 (20.73%) Developer
3 22 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.80%) Test Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Architect
8 12 (7.32%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
11 9 (5.49%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.88%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.88%) Designer
12 8 (4.88%) Java Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Service Analyst
14 6 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
15 5 (3.05%) Financial Business Analyst
15 5 (3.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 5 (3.05%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) .NET
2 24 (14.63%) REST
3 21 (12.80%) Node.js
4 15 (9.15%) CSS
4 15 (9.15%) HTML
5 13 (7.93%) AngularJS
5 13 (7.93%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (5.49%) Web Services
7 7 (4.27%) Gherkin
8 5 (3.05%) Spring
9 4 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.44%) CSS3
9 4 (2.44%) jQuery
10 3 (1.83%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.83%) HTML5
10 3 (1.83%) Kafka
10 3 (1.83%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.10%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.88%) User Experience
6 7 (4.27%) NHS
7 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.22%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.80%) Linux
2 17 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.71%) Windows
4 3 (1.83%) Android
4 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.83%) Unix
5 2 (1.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.32%) Test Automation
3 40 (24.39%) Scrum
4 32 (19.51%) BDD
5 29 (17.68%) Software Engineering
6 28 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (17.07%) TDD
7 22 (13.41%) Mentoring
8 21 (12.80%) Coaching
8 21 (12.80%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.80%) Microservices
9 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
9 19 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.15%) Test Scripting
11 13 (7.93%) SOA
11 13 (7.93%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (7.93%) User Stories
11 13 (7.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.05%) Java
2 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.34%) SQL
4 27 (16.46%) C#
5 3 (1.83%) Java 8
5 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.22%) Python
6 2 (1.22%) Scala
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) ISEB
2 11 (6.71%) Degree
3 7 (4.27%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.05%) CRISC
4 5 (3.05%) IIBA
4 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.83%) CISA
5 3 (1.83%) CISM
5 3 (1.83%) CISSP
5 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.83%) CSSLP
5 3 (1.83%) GIAC
5 3 (1.83%) GSSP-.NET
5 3 (1.83%) GSSP-JAVA
5 3 (1.83%) GWAPT
5 3 (1.83%) ISACA
5 3 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.22%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) GDPR
3 2 (1.22%) SEPA
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) NFS
2 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Puppet
2 3 (1.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.83%) Nessus
3 2 (1.22%) PowerCLI
3 2 (1.22%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.61%) Grafana
4 1 (0.61%) Graylog
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle
2 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.83%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.22%) EMC
5 2 (1.22%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.22%) VMware
5 2 (1.22%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.61%) Epicor
6 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Splunk
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) Telerik