Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 554 228 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 46.05% 40.21% 30.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.20% 81.14% 69.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 132 85
Croydon median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £356 £239 £335
90th Percentile £688 £688 £525
South London median daily rate £550 £483 £425
% change year-on-year +13.99% +13.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £18.53 - -
South London median hourly rate £38.38 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year -15.64% - -

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 674 281 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 56.03% 49.56% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 164 139
Croydon median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £297 £318
90th Percentile £683 £675 £553
South London median daily rate £525 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Croydon median hourly rate £18.53 - £15.00
10th Percentile £17.50 - £13.80
90th Percentile £20.33 - £29.40
South London median hourly rate £38.50 £47.83 £24.50
% change year-on-year -19.51% +95.22% -51.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 554 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 212 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (36.10%) Java
4 141 (25.45%) DevOps
5 139 (25.09%) Test Automation
6 125 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
6 125 (22.56%) Git (software)
7 109 (19.68%) JIRA
8 102 (18.41%) Scrum
9 95 (17.15%) Confluence
10 92 (16.61%) Java 8
11 89 (16.06%) Docker
11 89 (16.06%) Kubernetes
12 85 (15.34%) Microservices
13 80 (14.44%) SonarQube
14 78 (14.08%) REST
14 78 (14.08%) OO
15 73 (13.18%) Maven
16 69 (12.45%) Linux
17 68 (12.27%) Jenkins
18 67 (12.09%) JUnit
19 66 (11.91%) Java EE
20 65 (11.73%) RESTful
20 65 (11.73%) Unix
20 65 (11.73%) Relational Database
21 62 (11.19%) ITIL
22 61 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
23 60 (10.83%) Mockito
24 59 (10.65%) TDD
25 57 (10.29%) Drools

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 95 (17.15%) Confluence
2 49 (8.84%) WildFly
3 24 (4.33%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.99%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.62%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.08%) nginx
9 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.72%) JBoss
11 3 (0.54%) Apache
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
13 1 (0.18%) Jetty
13 1 (0.18%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 125 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.61%) Amazon S3
3 20 (3.61%) GitHub
4 19 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.62%) Office 365
6 8 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.44%) npm
6 8 (1.44%) PaaS
7 7 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (1.08%) IaaS
9 5 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.90%) SaaS
10 4 (0.72%) Route 53
11 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.36%) Slack
12 2 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.14%) Firewall
2 16 (2.89%) LAN
3 12 (2.17%) Wireless
4 11 (1.99%) 802.11
4 11 (1.99%) Cisco Wireless
4 11 (1.99%) Kerberos
4 11 (1.99%) SAN
4 11 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
4 11 (1.99%) WLAN
5 9 (1.62%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (1.62%) WAN
6 8 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (1.44%) iSCSI
6 8 (1.44%) NAS
6 8 (1.44%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.90%) VoIP
9 4 (0.72%) DNS
9 4 (0.72%) VPN
9 4 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.73%) Relational Database
2 49 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (8.66%) RDBMS
4 37 (6.68%) Big Data
5 18 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 18 (3.25%) HBase
6 16 (2.89%) SQL Server
7 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.81%) Redis
7 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.26%) Adabas
10 6 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.72%) MySQL
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.54%) OLTP
13 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.36%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.36%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 125 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 109 (19.68%) JIRA
3 80 (14.44%) SonarQube
4 73 (13.18%) Maven
5 68 (12.27%) Jenkins
6 67 (12.09%) JUnit
7 60 (10.83%) Mockito
8 49 (8.84%) Vagrant
9 48 (8.66%) Checkstyle
9 48 (8.66%) Liquibase
10 39 (7.04%) Cucumber
10 39 (7.04%) Selenium
11 30 (5.42%) GitLab
12 23 (4.15%) Grunt
12 23 (4.15%) Jasmine
13 22 (3.97%) Artifactory
13 22 (3.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (2.17%) DbUnit
14 12 (2.17%) jMock
14 12 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (5.78%) Finance
2 13 (2.35%) Retail
3 5 (0.90%) Electronics
3 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (0.90%) Marketing
3 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.72%) Law
5 2 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 198 (35.74%) Developer
2 137 (24.73%) Java Developer
3 83 (14.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 71 (12.82%) Architect
5 36 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (5.05%) Analyst
6 28 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 23 (4.15%) Developer in Test
8 23 (4.15%) Java Developer in Test
8 23 (4.15%) Test Automation Developer
9 19 (3.43%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.43%) Tester
10 18 (3.25%) UI Developer
11 15 (2.71%) Data Engineer
11 15 (2.71%) Enterprise Architect
12 13 (2.35%) Security Manager
13 11 (1.99%) Automation Tester
13 11 (1.99%) AWS Architect
13 11 (1.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.08%) REST
2 66 (11.91%) Java EE
3 65 (11.73%) RESTful
4 57 (10.29%) Drools
5 53 (9.57%) Hibernate
6 49 (8.84%) JMS
7 48 (8.66%) JAX-RS
7 48 (8.66%) Lambda Expressions
7 48 (8.66%) WireMock
8 43 (7.76%) Spring
9 38 (6.86%) HTML
10 34 (6.14%) CSS
11 32 (5.78%) Web Services
12 30 (5.42%) XML
13 29 (5.23%) Spring Boot
14 28 (5.05%) Apache Camel
14 28 (5.05%) JSON
15 27 (4.87%) AngularJS
15 27 (4.87%) HTML5
16 25 (4.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
2 42 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.42%) Private Cloud
4 26 (4.69%) User Experience
5 13 (2.35%) NHS
5 13 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.26%) PKI
10 3 (0.54%) CMDB
10 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Licensing
10 3 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.36%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.45%) Linux
2 65 (11.73%) Unix
3 49 (8.84%) VMS
4 15 (2.71%) CentOS
4 15 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.53%) CoreOS
6 12 (2.17%) Windows
7 9 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (25.45%) DevOps
3 139 (25.09%) Test Automation
4 102 (18.41%) Scrum
5 85 (15.34%) Microservices
6 78 (14.08%) OO
7 62 (11.19%) ITIL
8 61 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (10.65%) TDD
10 49 (8.84%) CQRS
10 49 (8.84%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (8.84%) Domain-Driven Design
11 48 (8.66%) Migration
11 48 (8.66%) OOA/OOD
12 42 (7.58%) BDD
13 36 (6.50%) Open Source
14 34 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (5.05%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 200 (36.10%) Java
2 92 (16.61%) Java 8
3 48 (8.66%) JPQL
4 45 (8.12%) JavaScript
4 45 (8.12%) SQL
5 26 (4.69%) Groovy
6 18 (3.25%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.89%) Python
8 13 (2.35%) Ruby
9 7 (1.26%) ES6
9 7 (1.26%) Go
10 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.90%) Natural
11 5 (0.90%) Scala
12 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.36%) Cypher
15 1 (0.18%) Clojure
15 1 (0.18%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.18%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 554 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.87%) Degree
3 14 (2.53%) CISSP
4 11 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.81%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.44%) CCNA
7 8 (1.44%) CISMP
8 7 (1.26%) CCNP
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.54%) CCIE
10 3 (0.54%) CCIE Data Center
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CISM
11 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.36%) VCAP
11 2 (0.36%) VCDX
12 1 (0.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.35%) PMO
1 13 (2.35%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (1.26%) GDPR
5 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.54%) SLA
7 2 (0.36%) COBIT
7 2 (0.36%) HL7
8 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 89 (16.06%) Docker
2 28 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.81%) vSphere
5 9 (1.62%) HDFS
6 8 (1.44%) NFS
7 5 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.90%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.54%) Squid
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.18%) Ceph
10 1 (0.18%) etcd
10 1 (0.18%) flannel
10 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.18%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 89 (16.06%) Kubernetes
2 42 (7.58%) Terraform
3 27 (4.87%) Ansible
4 21 (3.79%) Puppet
5 13 (2.35%) Sysdig
6 11 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.62%) Consul
8 8 (1.44%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.26%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.08%) Packer
11 5 (0.90%) Graphite
11 5 (0.90%) rkt
11 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.54%) Kibana
13 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.36%) logstash
14 2 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (5.78%) VMware
2 30 (5.42%) Oracle
3 29 (5.23%) Cisco
4 14 (2.53%) Adobe
5 12 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.99%) SolarWinds
7 10 (1.81%) EMC
7 10 (1.81%) NetApp
8 8 (1.44%) Google
8 8 (1.44%) Splunk
9 7 (1.26%) AlienVault
9 7 (1.26%) Hortonworks
9 7 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.26%) Software AG
10 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.90%) SAP
11 4 (0.72%) CA
11 4 (0.72%) Citrix
11 4 (0.72%) Greenplum