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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 5 37 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.09% 37.76% 54.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.32% 69.81% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 41
Median daily rate £419 £461 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £366 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £620 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £27.67
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +34.06%

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
19 53 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.55% 54.08% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 45
Median daily rate £413 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £360 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £505 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (57.45%) Java
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) Selenium
4 17 (36.17%) Python
5 13 (27.66%) Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
6 12 (25.53%) Unix
6 12 (25.53%) Ant
7 11 (23.40%) ISEB
7 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
7 11 (23.40%) JIRA
8 10 (21.28%) Maven
8 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
8 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (21.28%) SDLC
9 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Ruby
10 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.02%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) HP
11 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.89%) Release Management
11 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
11 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
12 6 (12.77%) Big Data

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 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Solr
1 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DHCP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) OrientDB
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) Ant
3 11 (23.40%) JIRA
4 10 (21.28%) Maven
5 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
6 6 (12.77%) JUnit
6 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
7 5 (10.64%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (8.51%) ClearCase
8 4 (8.51%) JMeter
9 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.38%) Hudson
10 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.26%) Gradle
11 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
11 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Commercial Director
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Java EE
2 4 (8.51%) EJB
2 4 (8.51%) JSON
2 4 (8.51%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) JMS
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) JSF
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Swing
5 1 (2.13%) SWT
5 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 7 (14.89%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (21.28%) SDLC
4 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.89%) Release Management
7 6 (12.77%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) BDD
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source
8 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (8.51%) ITIL
9 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) Python
3 8 (17.02%) Ruby
4 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) C
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Lua
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) CEH
4 3 (6.38%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Firmware
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
3 5 (10.64%) Cloudera
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Apple