Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 59 96
Rank change year-on-year -30 +37 -4
Contract jobs citing SDLC 80 177 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.26% 3.59% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 4.11% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 123 70
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.89%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £329
90th Percentile £575 £585 £541
England median daily rate £488 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -5.88%

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 3,071 4,306 3,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.85% 87.29% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,065 2,907 2,522
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £281 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 107
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.05%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.08 £40.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -6.38% +2.91%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -22 60 £440 +3.53% 35
South Yorkshire -25 8 £495 +21.85% 7
North Yorkshire +10 6 £340 +126.67% 3
East Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 62 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Scrum
3 20 (25.00%) Finance
4 15 (18.75%) DevOps
5 14 (17.50%) .NET
6 13 (16.25%) Oracle
7 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.75%) SQL
7 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.50%) Web Services
8 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.25%) C#
9 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (11.25%) DSDM
9 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
9 9 (11.25%) Azure
9 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.00%) RESTful
10 8 (10.00%) Coaching
10 8 (10.00%) Node.js
10 8 (10.00%) Project Management
10 8 (10.00%) JIRA
11 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.75%) Validation
11 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.50%) jQuery
12 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.50%) WebSockets

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 5 (6.25%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) BASE24
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Azure
2 3 (3.75%) AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (3.75%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
2 3 (3.75%) PowerApps
3 2 (2.50%) G Suite
4 1 (1.25%) Boomi
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Big Data
2 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.75%) Power BI
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) HBase
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.50%) ProC
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
5 8 (10.00%) Scrum Master
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) Web Services
3 8 (10.00%) Node.js
3 8 (10.00%) RESTful
4 6 (7.50%) CSS
4 6 (7.50%) HTML
4 6 (7.50%) jQuery
4 6 (7.50%) React
4 6 (7.50%) Redux
4 6 (7.50%) WebSockets
4 6 (7.50%) XHTML
5 5 (6.25%) XML
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.00%) LINQ
6 4 (5.00%) WSDL
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.50%) REST
8 2 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.00%) Robotics
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.75%) Tandem
3 3 (3.75%) W3C
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Scrum
3 15 (18.75%) DevOps
4 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (11.25%) DSDM
5 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.00%) Coaching
6 8 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Validation
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.50%) UML
9 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.25%) OO
9 5 (6.25%) Separation of Concerns
9 5 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) C#
2 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.50%) Java
3 6 (7.50%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (3.75%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) PROC SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) ISEB
2 4 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) HDFS
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Guidewire
3 2 (2.50%) Netezza
3 2 (2.50%) Pega
3 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.50%) UiPath
4 1 (1.25%) Coverity
4 1 (1.25%) Dell
4 1 (1.25%) Informatica
4 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Talend
4 1 (1.25%) Teradata
4 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.25%) webMethods