The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 60 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £500 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.34% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
BC Cleared
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 191 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.27% 25.85% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 101 83
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 12 £500 -
BC Cleared
North West

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared.

1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (70.59%) RESTful
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) SOAP
5 11 (64.71%) XML
5 11 (64.71%) HTML
5 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 11 (64.71%) Web Design
5 11 (64.71%) JSON
5 11 (64.71%) JIRA
5 11 (64.71%) jQuery
5 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
5 11 (64.71%) HTML5
5 11 (64.71%) D3.js
5 11 (64.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (64.71%) Mustache
5 11 (64.71%) Ajax
5 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (64.71%) Underscore.js
5 11 (64.71%) Handlebars
6 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
7 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (5.88%) JBoss
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (35.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 6 (35.29%) HTML Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) RESTful
1 12 (70.59%) SOAP
2 11 (64.71%) Ajax
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) D3.js
2 11 (64.71%) Handlebars
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) HTML5
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
2 11 (64.71%) JSON
2 11 (64.71%) Mustache
2 11 (64.71%) Underscore.js
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Web Design
4 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Axway
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat