Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for VMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMS over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

VMS
South London > Croydon
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing VMS 50 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.34% 3.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.61% 13.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 0
Croydon median daily rate £550 £550 -
South London median daily rate £550 £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

VMS is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 301 237 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 26.15% 24.18% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 152 56
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £221 £313
90th Percentile £600 £674 £524
South London median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% - -
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.83 £47.42
% change year-on-year -8.53% +0.88% +28.44%

VMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for VMS in Croydon

VMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMS in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMS 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 VMS.

1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (98.00%) SC Cleared
2 49 (98.00%) Security Cleared
3 48 (96.00%) Drools
3 48 (96.00%) Git (software)
3 48 (96.00%) Test Automation
3 48 (96.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 48 (96.00%) RESTful
3 48 (96.00%) Dependency Injection
3 48 (96.00%) Confluence
3 48 (96.00%) Mockito
3 48 (96.00%) REST
3 48 (96.00%) CQRS
3 48 (96.00%) JAX-RS
3 48 (96.00%) JPQL
3 48 (96.00%) Maven
3 48 (96.00%) Hibernate
3 48 (96.00%) Checkstyle
3 48 (96.00%) Java EE
3 48 (96.00%) JIRA
3 48 (96.00%) Java
3 48 (96.00%) JUnit
3 48 (96.00%) Unix
3 48 (96.00%) OOA/OOD
3 48 (96.00%) OO
3 48 (96.00%) JMS
3 48 (96.00%) RDBMS
3 48 (96.00%) Microservices
3 48 (96.00%) WildFly
3 48 (96.00%) Liquibase

VMS
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 48 (96.00%) Confluence
1 48 (96.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (96.00%) RDBMS
1 48 (96.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (96.00%) Checkstyle
1 48 (96.00%) Git (software)
1 48 (96.00%) JIRA
1 48 (96.00%) JUnit
1 48 (96.00%) Liquibase
1 48 (96.00%) Maven
1 48 (96.00%) Mockito
1 48 (96.00%) SonarQube
1 48 (96.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
1 48 (96.00%) Java Developer
2 47 (94.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (4.00%) Architect
3 2 (4.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes Architect
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP Architect
4 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (2.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) Drools
1 48 (96.00%) Hibernate
1 48 (96.00%) Java EE
1 48 (96.00%) JAX-RS
1 48 (96.00%) JMS
1 48 (96.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 48 (96.00%) REST
1 48 (96.00%) RESTful
1 48 (96.00%) WireMock
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (96.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (96.00%) CQRS
2 48 (96.00%) Dependency Injection
2 48 (96.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 48 (96.00%) Microservices
2 48 (96.00%) OO
2 48 (96.00%) OOA/OOD
2 48 (96.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.00%) DevOps
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) Java
1 48 (96.00%) Java 8
1 48 (96.00%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 49 (98.00%) SC Cleared
1 49 (98.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform