Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 87 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +33
Contract jobs citing SDLC 98 132 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.21% 2.52% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.03% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 78 116
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +32.81%
10th Percentile £312 £299 £305
90th Percentile £575 £538 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £46.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.63% -27.27%
England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +6.67%

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 3710 4363 5176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.82% 83.44% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 2850 3535
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £550 £546 £540
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 174
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +0.66% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.69 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £34.98 £28.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -1 80 £425 +5.92% 37
South Yorkshire +5 15 £500 +9.89% 7
North Yorkshire +6 2 £450 +33.33% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
SDLC
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Java
3 30 (30.61%) BDD
4 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
5 27 (27.55%) TDD
6 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
7 24 (24.49%) SQL
8 20 (20.41%) Linux
8 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
9 19 (19.39%) Node.js
9 19 (19.39%) Scrum
10 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (18.37%) DevOps
10 18 (18.37%) JIRA
11 17 (17.35%) Open Source
11 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
11 17 (17.35%) Cucumber
12 16 (16.33%) MongoDB
12 16 (16.33%) Confluence
12 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 16 (16.33%) Microservices
13 15 (15.31%) SFIA
13 15 (15.31%) Slack
13 15 (15.31%) .NET
13 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
13 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
13 15 (15.31%) REST
14 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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 16 (16.33%) Confluence
2 7 (7.14%) SAS
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.02%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.02%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Slack
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.27%) MySQL
3 13 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) Power BI
8 1 (1.02%) Redis
8 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.37%) JIRA
3 17 (17.35%) Cucumber
3 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.22%) JUnit
5 9 (9.18%) Jasmine
5 9 (9.18%) Selenium
6 6 (6.12%) AppVeyor
6 6 (6.12%) CircleCI
7 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.04%) Burp Suite
9 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.04%) Hudson
9 2 (2.04%) JMeter
9 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.02%) git-flow
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Games
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Analyst
1 25 (25.51%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Administrator
4 7 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Tester
5 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.12%) SAS Administrator
5 6 (6.12%) Senior SAS Administrator
5 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.10%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (5.10%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) Node.js
2 15 (15.31%) .NET
2 15 (15.31%) REST
3 10 (10.20%) XML
4 9 (9.18%) HTML
5 5 (5.10%) .NET Core
5 5 (5.10%) React
5 5 (5.10%) Redux
6 4 (4.08%) Spring
6 4 (4.08%) Web Services
7 3 (3.06%) RESTful
8 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.02%) Kafka
9 1 (1.02%) Memcached
9 1 (1.02%) Mustache
9 1 (1.02%) Spring Batch
9 1 (1.02%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Windows
4 4 (4.08%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.61%) BDD
3 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
4 27 (27.55%) TDD
5 19 (19.39%) Scrum
6 18 (18.37%) DevOps
6 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (17.35%) Open Source
8 16 (16.33%) Microservices
8 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.31%) SFIA
9 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
10 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.24%) Coaching
12 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.18%) Analytics
13 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.18%) Pair Programming
13 9 (9.18%) Project Management
13 9 (9.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.49%) SQL
4 10 (10.20%) PHP
5 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.08%) CISA
2 4 (4.08%) CISSP
3 3 (3.06%) CISM
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) APMP
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) GDPR
2 2 (2.04%) WCAG
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) Grafana
3 2 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (1.02%) Graphite
4 1 (1.02%) Graylog
4 1 (1.02%) Opsview
4 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) hybris
6 1 (1.02%) New Relic
6 1 (1.02%) Splunk