The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 154 146
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £480 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £328 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £663 £504
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cheshire +16 6 £450 - 3
Manchester +12 2 £463 -3.64% 1
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
3 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) Gradle
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) Android SDK
3 6 (46.15%) Android Development
3 6 (46.15%) Android NDK
3 6 (46.15%) Ionic Framework
3 6 (46.15%) Secure Coding
4 5 (38.46%) API Development
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) OAuth

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Gradle
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Android Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Android NDK
1 6 (46.15%) Android SDK
1 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) Ionic Framework
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) OAuth
3 4 (30.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Android Development
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Secure Coding
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
1 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) API Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) SABSA
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
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