The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 June 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.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £463 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £483 £375
% change year-on-year -6.73% +28.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1498 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.23% 82.35% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 903 671
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 34
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
2 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) SABSA
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) ISSAP

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Android NDK
1 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA