Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 14 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 513 381 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 43.70% 45.74% 35.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.91% 79.87% 72.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 251 85
Croydon median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £330 £363
90th Percentile £664 £688 £538
South London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% - -
South London median hourly rate £39.00 £29.63 £46.60
% change year-on-year +31.65% -36.42% -6.81%

SC 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 Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 634 477 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 54.00% 57.26% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 313 144
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £356 £345
90th Percentile £650 £675 £570
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £448
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.73% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Croydon median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.67% +11.11%
South London median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £48.51
% change year-on-year -22.11% -2.08% -2.98%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Croydon

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Croydon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 513 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 197 (38.40%) Java
3 191 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (26.12%) DevOps
5 126 (24.56%) Test Automation
6 120 (23.39%) Git (software)
7 112 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
7 112 (21.83%) Kubernetes
8 108 (21.05%) Docker
9 100 (19.49%) Java 8
10 99 (19.30%) JIRA
11 88 (17.15%) Microservices
12 86 (16.76%) SonarQube
13 84 (16.37%) Linux
14 82 (15.98%) Confluence
15 80 (15.59%) Jenkins
16 78 (15.20%) REST
16 78 (15.20%) Maven
17 73 (14.23%) Relational Database
18 72 (14.04%) JUnit
19 68 (13.26%) Unix
19 68 (13.26%) OO
20 65 (12.67%) RESTful
21 63 (12.28%) Java EE
22 62 (12.09%) Scrum
23 59 (11.50%) Drools
23 59 (11.50%) Mockito
24 57 (11.11%) Hibernate
25 52 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
25 52 (10.14%) Oracle

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 82 (15.98%) Confluence
2 49 (9.55%) WildFly
3 18 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 16 (3.12%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.92%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.73%) JBoss
8 10 (1.95%) nginx
9 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.56%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.58%) Apache
14 3 (0.58%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
1 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 112 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.48%) GitHub
4 21 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (3.51%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.34%) Office 365
7 10 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.75%) PaaS
9 8 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (1.56%) npm
10 7 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.36%) IaaS
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.97%) Route 53
12 5 (0.97%) SaaS
13 4 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.58%) Quay.io
15 2 (0.39%) Slack
15 2 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.31%) Firewall
2 14 (2.73%) Kerberos
3 9 (1.75%) Skype
4 6 (1.17%) DNS
5 5 (0.97%) HTTP
5 5 (0.97%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (0.97%) VoIP
6 4 (0.78%) Network Security
6 4 (0.78%) VPN
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.58%) FTP
7 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.58%) Internet
7 3 (0.58%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.58%) NAS
7 3 (0.58%) SAN
7 3 (0.58%) WAN
8 2 (0.39%) ICMP
8 2 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 52 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (9.75%) RDBMS
4 39 (7.60%) Big Data
5 23 (4.48%) HBase
6 21 (4.09%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.36%) MySQL
10 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.17%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.97%) Redis
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.78%) OLTP
13 4 (0.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 120 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 99 (19.30%) JIRA
3 86 (16.76%) SonarQube
4 80 (15.59%) Jenkins
5 78 (15.20%) Maven
6 72 (14.04%) JUnit
7 59 (11.50%) Mockito
8 49 (9.55%) Checkstyle
8 49 (9.55%) Liquibase
8 49 (9.55%) Vagrant
9 42 (8.19%) Cucumber
10 36 (7.02%) GitLab
11 35 (6.82%) Selenium
12 23 (4.48%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.92%) IntelliJ
14 13 (2.53%) Grunt
15 12 (2.34%) DbUnit
15 12 (2.34%) Jasmine
16 11 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (2.14%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (5.46%) Finance
2 15 (2.92%) Retail
3 7 (1.36%) Electronics
3 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.36%) Marketing
3 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.78%) Law
5 2 (0.39%) Legal
5 2 (0.39%) Publishing
6 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 185 (36.06%) Developer
2 148 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 91 (17.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 59 (11.50%) Architect
5 40 (7.80%) Analyst
6 35 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.07%) Business Analyst
8 20 (3.90%) Developer in Test
8 20 (3.90%) Java Developer in Test
8 20 (3.90%) Test Automation Developer
9 17 (3.31%) Administrator
10 16 (3.12%) Consultant
11 15 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 15 (2.92%) Tester
12 14 (2.73%) AWS Architect
12 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
13 10 (1.95%) Security Manager
14 9 (1.75%) Senior Manager
14 9 (1.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.20%) REST
2 65 (12.67%) RESTful
3 63 (12.28%) Java EE
4 59 (11.50%) Drools
5 57 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 51 (9.94%) JMS
7 49 (9.55%) JAX-RS
7 49 (9.55%) Lambda Expressions
7 49 (9.55%) WireMock
8 44 (8.58%) Spring
9 33 (6.43%) Web Services
10 31 (6.04%) Kafka
11 30 (5.85%) Spring Boot
12 29 (5.65%) HTML
13 27 (5.26%) Apache Camel
14 25 (4.87%) CSS
15 24 (4.68%) JSON
16 20 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
16 20 (3.90%) XML
17 17 (3.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.14%) Linux Command Line
2 24 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.92%) NHS
5 14 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.14%) User Experience
8 9 (1.75%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.36%) PKI
10 6 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.97%) Oracle Licensing
12 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.58%) CMDB
13 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.58%) Freedom of Information
14 2 (0.39%) e-Health
14 2 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.39%) PACS
14 2 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.37%) Linux
2 68 (13.26%) Unix
3 50 (9.75%) VMS
4 19 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.12%) Windows
6 14 (2.73%) CentOS
7 11 (2.14%) CoreOS
8 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (26.12%) DevOps
3 126 (24.56%) Test Automation
4 88 (17.15%) Microservices
5 68 (13.26%) OO
6 62 (12.09%) Scrum
7 50 (9.75%) Dependency Injection
7 50 (9.75%) TDD
8 49 (9.55%) CQRS
8 49 (9.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 49 (9.55%) OOA/OOD
8 49 (9.55%) Open Source
9 45 (8.77%) ITIL
10 44 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (8.58%) Migration
11 40 (7.80%) BDD
11 40 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (38.40%) Java
2 100 (19.49%) Java 8
3 49 (9.55%) JPQL
4 38 (7.41%) SQL
5 29 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.26%) Groovy
7 24 (4.68%) Python
8 19 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.95%) Go
9 10 (1.95%) Ruby
10 8 (1.56%) Scala
11 7 (1.36%) ES6
12 4 (0.78%) Cypher
12 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) C
14 1 (0.19%) C#
14 1 (0.19%) Gremlin
14 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 513 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.73%) DV Cleared
3 9 (1.75%) CISSP
4 7 (1.36%) Degree
5 6 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.97%) CCNA
6 5 (0.97%) CCNP
6 5 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (0.78%) CISMP
8 3 (0.58%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) CCIE
9 2 (0.39%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (0.39%) CISM
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.19%) MCSA
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.26%) QA
2 13 (2.53%) PMO
3 6 (1.17%) GDPR
4 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.58%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 108 (21.05%) Docker
2 22 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.92%) HDFS
5 8 (1.56%) vSphere
6 4 (0.78%) NFS
7 3 (0.58%) Ceph
7 3 (0.58%) etcd
7 3 (0.58%) flannel
7 3 (0.58%) GlusterFS
7 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.58%) SkyDNS
7 3 (0.58%) Squid
8 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 112 (21.83%) Kubernetes
2 52 (10.14%) Terraform
3 40 (7.80%) Ansible
4 16 (3.12%) Puppet
4 16 (3.12%) Sysdig
5 10 (1.95%) Consul
5 10 (1.95%) HAProxy
5 10 (1.95%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.36%) Graphite
6 7 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (1.36%) rkt
7 6 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.97%) Packer
8 5 (0.97%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.58%) Ambari
10 3 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.58%) SCCM
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 52 (10.14%) Oracle
2 27 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.09%) VMware
4 15 (2.92%) SAP
5 13 (2.53%) Adobe
5 13 (2.53%) Cisco
5 13 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.95%) IBM
7 8 (1.56%) AlienVault
7 8 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.17%) Splunk
9 4 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.78%) Citrix
9 4 (0.78%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.78%) Google
9 4 (0.78%) Greenplum
9 4 (0.78%) NetApp
10 3 (0.58%) CA
10 3 (0.58%) CyberArk
10 3 (0.58%) EMC