The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 17.57% 10.42% 25.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.83% 31.25% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£465 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £331 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £571 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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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 Newport region.

Qualifications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 39.19% 33.33% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Average daily rate £465 £330 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Newport

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (49.09%) Scrum
4 20 (36.36%) C#
5 16 (29.09%) Selenium
6 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 14 (25.45%) Java
7 14 (25.45%) .NET
8 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (23.64%) Kanban
8 13 (23.64%) JIRA
8 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
9 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
9 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
9 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
9 12 (21.82%) Subversion
9 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.82%) XML
9 12 (21.82%) ISEB
10 11 (20.00%) BDD
10 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 11 (20.00%) Load Testing
10 11 (20.00%) TDD
11 10 (18.18%) XPath
11 10 (18.18%) JSON
11 10 (18.18%) Open Source
11 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (18.18%) Bugzilla

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 3 (5.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) MS Access
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Selenium
2 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (23.64%) JIRA
3 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.82%) Subversion
5 10 (18.18%) Bugzilla
6 9 (16.36%) TortoiseSVN
7 7 (12.73%) TestNG
8 6 (10.91%) Maven
8 6 (10.91%) JMeter
8 6 (10.91%) Ant
8 6 (10.91%) JUnit
9 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Architect
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
1 9 (16.36%) Designer
2 8 (14.55%) Tester
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Database Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) ETL Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Coach
7 3 (5.45%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
2 12 (21.82%) XML
3 10 (18.18%) JSON
3 10 (18.18%) XSLT
3 10 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 3 (5.45%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.45%) Spring
4 3 (5.45%) Java SE
4 3 (5.45%) WCF
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.64%) Drools
6 1 (1.82%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Open Source
2 8 (14.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) CESG
4 2 (3.64%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.64%) RMADS
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Scrum
3 13 (23.64%) Kanban
3 13 (23.64%) Automation Testing
4 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
5 11 (20.00%) BDD
5 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 11 (20.00%) TDD
6 9 (16.36%) ETL
6 9 (16.36%) Test Management
7 8 (14.55%) Change Data Capture
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
9 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 6 (10.91%) SOA
10 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.27%) BPMN
10 4 (7.27%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) XPath
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) CISM
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Informatica