Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 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.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 462 467
Rank change year-on-year -60 +5 +33
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 116 189 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 2.35% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 148 88
London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £187 £263
90th Percentile £700 £608 £605
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.75

CTC 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,589 8,030 7,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.16% 17.03% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,885 5,372 4,966
London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 171 117
London median hourly rate £23.92 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +10.26% -6.02%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £11.91
90th Percentile £54.79 £48.75 £48.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CTC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in London

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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 CTC Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 24 £525 +25.37% 1
South London -43 6 £650 +56.63% 2
West London -1 1 £700 +300.00%
CTC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 London region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 18 (15.52%) Java
5 15 (12.93%) Project Management
5 15 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (12.93%) User Experience
6 14 (12.07%) Finance
7 13 (11.21%) SQL
7 13 (11.21%) SAP
7 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
8 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 11 (9.48%) MarkLogic
9 11 (9.48%) User Stories
9 11 (9.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (9.48%) XQuery
9 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.62%) XPath
10 10 (8.62%) Jaspersoft
11 9 (7.76%) RESTful
11 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Workflow
12 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.90%) Python
12 8 (6.90%) PMO
13 7 (6.03%) Decision-Making
13 7 (6.03%) HTML
13 7 (6.03%) ITIL

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Co-occurring 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 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) Office 365
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.86%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Skype
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.48%) MarkLogic
3 3 (2.59%) Big Data
3 3 (2.59%) HBase
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.86%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.59%) JUnit
3 3 (2.59%) Mockito
3 3 (2.59%) Selenium
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) Katalon Studio
4 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Local Government
3 5 (4.31%) Publishing
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Architect
2 15 (12.93%) Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.48%) Technical Architect
5 10 (8.62%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (8.62%) Product Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Designer
6 7 (6.03%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Programme Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Content Designer
9 4 (3.45%) Digital Product Manager
9 4 (3.45%) User Researcher
10 3 (2.59%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Digital User Researcher
10 3 (2.59%) Lead Product Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) RESTful
2 7 (6.03%) HTML
2 7 (6.03%) Web Services
3 5 (4.31%) XML
4 4 (3.45%) JSON
5 3 (2.59%) .NET
5 3 (2.59%) Ajax
5 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.59%) CSS
5 3 (2.59%) jQuery
5 3 (2.59%) REST
5 3 (2.59%) XHTML
6 2 (1.72%) Kafka
6 2 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.72%) OAuth
6 2 (1.72%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.72%) OpenID
7 1 (0.86%) Samza
7 1 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Cyberattack
4 1 (0.86%) CMDB
4 1 (0.86%) iPhone
4 1 (0.86%) Life Science
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.93%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (12.93%) Project Management
3 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
4 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.48%) User Stories
6 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.76%) Workflow
7 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.03%) Data Security
8 7 (6.03%) Decision-Making
8 7 (6.03%) ITIL
8 7 (6.03%) Product Management
8 7 (6.03%) Service Management
8 7 (6.03%) TDD
8 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.17%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (5.17%) Prototyping
9 6 (5.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) SQL
3 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.48%) XQuery
4 10 (8.62%) XPath
5 8 (6.90%) Python
6 6 (5.17%) Ruby
7 3 (2.59%) C#
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) Java 8
9 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.31%) Degree
5 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) CBAP
6 2 (1.72%) CLAS
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) PMO
2 4 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) SAP
2 10 (8.62%) Jaspersoft
3 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) Workday