Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 473 443 483
Rank change year-on-year -30 +40 -26
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 140 214 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.61% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 164 91
London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £325
90th Percentile £688 £538 £550
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 - £12.75

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 7,015 8,214 6,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.45% 17.48% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,471 5,362 4,591
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £644
England median daily rate £461 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 217 132
London median hourly rate £34.76 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.98% -20.00% +26.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.00 £13.33
90th Percentile £56.38 £49.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% -

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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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +8 32 £525 +23.53% 1
South London -11 11 £590 +31.11%
West London +19 1 £700 +300.00%
East London -35 1 £525 +16.67%
CTC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (47.86%) SC Cleared
4 35 (25.00%) Java
5 26 (18.57%) Python
6 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (15.71%) Git (software)
7 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (14.29%) REST
8 20 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 19 (13.57%) Project Management
10 18 (12.86%) ETL
10 18 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.86%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (12.14%) XML
11 17 (12.14%) Migration
11 17 (12.14%) TDD
11 17 (12.14%) Programme Management
11 17 (12.14%) JSON
12 16 (11.43%) Kafka
12 16 (11.43%) Linux
12 16 (11.43%) Java 8
13 15 (10.71%) Kubernetes
14 14 (10.00%) Apache
14 14 (10.00%) Data Migration
14 14 (10.00%) Amazon S3
14 14 (10.00%) Bash Shell
15 13 (9.29%) Data Cleansing
15 13 (9.29%) Relational Database

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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 14 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (8.57%) Amazon Glacier
3 12 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (8.57%) AWS CloudTrail
3 12 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.86%) Office 365
6 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.71%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Network Security
2 3 (2.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) Skype
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (8.57%) Big Data
2 12 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.86%) MarkLogic
4 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.57%) Power BI
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.86%) MySQL
7 3 (2.14%) HBase
8 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.71%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) Selenium
4 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.14%) Katalon Studio
5 3 (2.14%) Maven
5 3 (2.14%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.71%) Mockito
7 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.00%) Finance
1 7 (5.00%) Local Government
2 4 (2.86%) Legal
3 3 (2.14%) Law
3 3 (2.14%) Marketing
3 3 (2.14%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (19.29%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) Architect
3 20 (14.29%) Analyst
4 19 (13.57%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Designer
8 6 (4.29%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Content Designer
9 5 (3.57%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Digital Product Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Programme Office Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.86%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.29%) REST
2 17 (12.14%) JSON
2 17 (12.14%) XML
3 16 (11.43%) Kafka
4 13 (9.29%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (8.57%) JMS
5 12 (8.57%) SOAP
6 8 (5.71%) HTML
7 6 (4.29%) RESTful
8 5 (3.57%) Spring
9 3 (2.14%) .NET
9 3 (2.14%) Ajax
9 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.14%) CSS
9 3 (2.14%) jQuery
9 3 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.14%) Web Services
9 3 (2.14%) XHTML
10 2 (1.43%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.43%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.57%) User Experience
2 11 (7.86%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.14%) Blog
4 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.43%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.43%) Smart Energy
5 2 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (2.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.43%) Unix
3 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (13.57%) Project Management
4 18 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.86%) Collaborative Working
4 18 (12.86%) ETL
5 17 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (12.14%) Migration
5 17 (12.14%) Programme Management
5 17 (12.14%) TDD
6 14 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 13 (9.29%) Coaching
7 13 (9.29%) Data Cleansing
7 13 (9.29%) Data Modelling
7 13 (9.29%) Microservices
8 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.57%) Data Encryption
8 12 (8.57%) Data Transformation
8 12 (8.57%) Open Source
8 12 (8.57%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.00%) Java
2 26 (18.57%) Python
3 16 (11.43%) Java 8
4 14 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.29%) SQL
6 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.86%) XQuery
8 10 (7.14%) XPath
9 6 (4.29%) Ruby
10 4 (2.86%) C
11 3 (2.14%) C#
12 1 (0.71%) R
12 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (47.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.14%) Degree
5 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) CBAP
6 2 (1.43%) CLAS
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 10 (7.14%) PMO
3 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.43%) Kibana
4 2 (1.43%) logstash
4 2 (1.43%) SCCM
4 2 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Oracle
2 11 (7.86%) SAP
3 10 (7.14%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (3.57%) Greenplum
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau