The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 92 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.075% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£444 £500 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £26.79 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.36% +24.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 183 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.47% 13.74% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 105 74
Average daily rate £375 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 22
Average hourly rate £13.25 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.61% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.62 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (25.00%) Puppet
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (18.75%) EJB
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) JMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) EJB
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) JMS
1 3 (18.75%) Java EE
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) MapReduce
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Lua
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) OCPJP
3 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) HP