Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 188 156
Rank change year-on-year -34 -32 +45
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 26 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.87% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 6.18% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 39
City of London median daily rate £600 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.81% +10.53%
10th Percentile £277 £270 £293
90th Percentile £810 £578 £713
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £501
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.09% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

DV Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 971 906 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.83% 14.06% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 623 772
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.98%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £285
90th Percentile £708 £673 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 21 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -18.41% +18.76%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.31 £16.60
90th Percentile £29.42 £29.77 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year +0.03% -14.16% +16.47%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DV Cleared in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DV Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared 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 City of London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) JSON
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Microservices
8 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
9 2 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) npm
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) AMQP
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) MSI
4 1 (3.85%) Protractor
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) CyberArk Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) JSON
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) Kafka
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Chai
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) RFC 2822
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Data Encryption
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) MapReduce
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Post-Production
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) R
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CIPD
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.85%) Acunetix
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Tradeweb