The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 27 29 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.47% 29.90% 47.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.00% 64.44% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 39
Median daily rate £525 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £351 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +12.36%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 45 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.17% 46.39% 63.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 50
Median daily rate £390 £400 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £140.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Cheltenham region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (53.23%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (35.48%) Python
5 19 (30.65%) Linux
5 19 (30.65%) Selenium
6 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
8 13 (20.97%) Unix
8 13 (20.97%) Ant
9 12 (19.35%) ISEB
9 12 (19.35%) JIRA
10 11 (17.74%) Automated Testing
10 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (17.74%) SDLC
10 11 (17.74%) Maven
11 10 (16.13%) HP
11 10 (16.13%) Oracle
11 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
11 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
11 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
12 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
12 9 (14.52%) Ruby
12 9 (14.52%) Finance
12 9 (14.52%) Scrum
13 8 (12.90%) C++
13 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
13 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DHCP
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) OrientDB
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.23%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Selenium
2 13 (20.97%) Ant
3 12 (19.35%) JIRA
4 11 (17.74%) Maven
5 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
6 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
6 7 (11.29%) JUnit
7 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
8 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
8 5 (8.06%) JMeter
8 5 (8.06%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.84%) Hudson
11 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.23%) Gradle
12 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.61%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Electronics
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Test Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Commercial Director
8 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Java EE
1 6 (9.68%) REST
2 5 (8.06%) JSON
3 4 (6.45%) EJB
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) JMS
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.61%) JSF
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) Swing
6 1 (1.61%) SWT
6 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Wiki
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Unix
3 7 (11.29%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) Automated Testing
3 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (17.74%) SDLC
4 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 9 (14.52%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) Release Management
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
9 5 (8.06%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (8.06%) Open Source
9 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 4 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) Python
3 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.52%) Ruby
5 8 (12.90%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
7 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.45%) C
9 2 (3.23%) C#
9 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 12 (19.35%) ISEB
4 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.45%) CEH
5 4 (6.45%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) CLAS
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) NEBOSH
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Firmware
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) Kibana
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) HP
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.06%) Cloudera
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Apple