The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / London
Rank 360 394 398
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 40 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.18% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 9
Median daily rate £488 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £383 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £348
% change year-on-year +10.00% +43.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £52.50

Cryptography is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16576 18773 17205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.15% 85.14% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11916 13556 12086
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 193 243
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cryptography as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 5 £450 -14.28% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £550 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography 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 London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 23 (37.70%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) Finance
3 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) Security Testing
5 17 (27.87%) Linux
6 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
6 16 (26.23%) Blockchain
7 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
7 15 (24.59%) Node.js
8 14 (22.95%) Degree
9 12 (19.67%) CISSP
9 12 (19.67%) Information Security
10 11 (18.03%) TDD
10 11 (18.03%) HTML
10 11 (18.03%) Web Services
10 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
11 10 (16.39%) Go
11 10 (16.39%) CISM
12 9 (14.75%) Unix
12 9 (14.75%) RESTful
12 9 (14.75%) Ethereum
13 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (13.11%) REST
13 8 (13.11%) VPN
13 8 (13.11%) CSS
13 8 (13.11%) Firewall
13 8 (13.11%) Data Security
14 7 (11.48%) C#
14 7 (11.48%) J2EE
14 7 (11.48%) MS Visio

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (14.75%) Ethereum
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Hyperledger
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
1 8 (13.11%) VPN
2 7 (11.48%) Internet
3 4 (6.56%) HTTP
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) DSL
5 2 (3.28%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Blockchain
2 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Maven
3 4 (6.56%) Gradle
3 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) JUnit
3 4 (6.56%) Mockito
4 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.28%) AppScan
5 2 (3.28%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.64%) gulp
6 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Security Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.84%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Chief Information Officer
7 4 (6.56%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 4 (6.56%) Chief Security Officer
7 4 (6.56%) CIO
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (6.56%) Security Officer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Node.js
2 11 (18.03%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 9 (14.75%) RESTful
4 8 (13.11%) CSS
4 8 (13.11%) REST
5 7 (11.48%) J2EE
6 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.84%) Spring
6 6 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (8.20%) Akka
7 5 (8.20%) HTML5
7 5 (8.20%) React
8 2 (3.28%) .NET
8 2 (3.28%) D3.js
8 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.28%) gRPC
8 2 (3.28%) LESS
8 2 (3.28%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (3.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.56%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.92%) BYOD
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.28%) SCADA
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) FMCG
6 1 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Debian
6 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Security Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Risk Management
4 12 (19.67%) Information Security
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 8 (13.11%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.11%) Data Security
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
7 7 (11.48%) DevOps
7 7 (11.48%) OWASP
8 6 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Java
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) Go
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) C
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 4 (6.56%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby
9 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) CISSP
3 10 (16.39%) CISM
4 3 (4.92%) CEH
5 2 (3.28%) CISA
5 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) OSCP
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.64%) CCSP
6 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CRISC
6 1 (1.64%) ISACA
6 1 (1.64%) ISSMP
6 1 (1.64%) MBCS
6 1 (1.64%) PhD
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.92%) ISO22301
3 3 (4.92%) ISO27002
3 3 (4.92%) ISO27005
3 3 (4.92%) QA
4 2 (3.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.64%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) OpenSSH
2 3 (4.92%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (4.92%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) VMware