Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -31 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing SDLC 84 170 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.96% 3.40% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.87% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 118 69
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -3.43%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £307
90th Percentile £589 £588 £476
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.80% +5.03%

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 3,666 4,389 3,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.65% 87.71% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,441 2,932 2,380
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 125 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +53.85% -11.86%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.45 £35.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 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
West Yorkshire -14 59 £425 +3.03% 42
South Yorkshire -36 15 £325 -23.53% 10
North Yorkshire +8 5 £333 - 10
East Yorkshire - 4 - - 5
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) SQL
3 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 17 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (17.86%) Java
5 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (15.48%) Scrum
6 13 (15.48%) JIRA
6 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
7 12 (14.29%) Project Management
7 12 (14.29%) Oracle
8 11 (13.10%) CSS
8 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (11.90%) HTML
10 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.71%) DevOps
10 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.52%) Scala
11 8 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (9.52%) Selenium
11 8 (9.52%) Migration
11 8 (9.52%) .NET
11 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (8.33%) SAS
12 7 (8.33%) C#

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 7 (8.33%) Confluence
1 7 (8.33%) SAS
2 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) CICS
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) G Suite
2 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.38%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) DB2
2 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.95%) Big Data
3 5 (5.95%) HBase
3 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.38%) Power BI
5 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) JIRA
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 7 (8.33%) ProC
3 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.76%) JUnit
5 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 4 (4.76%) TestRail
6 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.19%) GoCD
8 1 (1.19%) LINQPad
8 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) French Language
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) SAS Developer
6 5 (5.95%) COBOL Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) ERP Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) CSS
2 10 (11.90%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (4.76%) Node.js
4 4 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (3.57%) jQuery
5 3 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (2.38%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.38%) Express
6 2 (2.38%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.38%) Kafka
6 2 (2.38%) React
6 2 (2.38%) Redux
6 2 (2.38%) Spring
6 2 (2.38%) Visualforce
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) WebSockets
6 2 (2.38%) XHTML
7 1 (1.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.38%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (2.38%) Robotics
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.48%) Scrum
3 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
4 12 (14.29%) Project Management
5 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.71%) DevOps
6 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.52%) Migration
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.14%) ERP
9 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.14%) Validation
10 5 (5.95%) Data Management
10 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) SQL
2 15 (17.86%) Java
3 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) Scala
5 7 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) PROC SQL
6 5 (5.95%) COBOL
6 5 (5.95%) JCL
6 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) ES6
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) Java 8
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.76%) PMP
3 3 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) IIBA
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) OCA
5 1 (1.19%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (2.38%) PA-DSS
3 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Kibana
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Rancher
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 6 (7.14%) IBM
5 5 (5.95%) IFS
5 5 (5.95%) Infor
5 5 (5.95%) Netezza
6 4 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 4 (4.76%) Omniture
6 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.38%) Teradata
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.19%) Pega
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) UiPath