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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 29 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 27.10% 12.82% 12.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.54% 38.46% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £178 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £398 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
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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
61 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 57.01% 33.33% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 11
Average daily rate £325 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newport region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) Scrum
4 25 (43.10%) C#
5 19 (32.76%) Selenium
6 18 (31.03%) WebDriver
7 16 (27.59%) .NET
8 15 (25.86%) Java
8 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (25.86%) Kanban
8 15 (25.86%) Automation Testing
9 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
9 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 14 (24.14%) JIRA
9 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
9 14 (24.14%) TDD
10 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Load Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
10 13 (22.41%) BDD
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.41%) XML
10 13 (22.41%) ISEB
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
11 11 (18.97%) Open Source
11 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (18.97%) Bugzilla
12 10 (17.24%) Subversion
12 10 (17.24%) XPath

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) WebDriver
3 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.14%) JIRA
5 11 (18.97%) Bugzilla
6 10 (17.24%) Subversion
6 10 (17.24%) TortoiseSVN
7 9 (15.52%) TestNG
8 7 (12.07%) JMeter
8 7 (12.07%) Maven
8 7 (12.07%) Ant
8 7 (12.07%) JUnit
9 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Tester
2 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Designer
4 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Database Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Coach
7 4 (6.90%) ETL Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) XML Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Trainer
10 1 (1.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
3 13 (22.41%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) XSLT
4 10 (17.24%) XML Schema
4 10 (17.24%) JSON
5 4 (6.90%) WCF
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.90%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.90%) SOAP
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.45%) Velocity
7 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Open Source
2 8 (13.79%) Mainframe
3 7 (12.07%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) iSeries
5 2 (3.45%) AS400
5 2 (3.45%) CESG
5 2 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.45%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) Scrum
3 15 (25.86%) Kanban
3 15 (25.86%) Automation Testing
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.41%) BDD
5 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Load Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Test Management
7 9 (15.52%) ETL
7 9 (15.52%) Project Management
8 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Change Data Capture
9 6 (10.34%) SOA
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) BPMN
10 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.90%) MVC
10 4 (6.90%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) C#
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 10 (17.24%) XPath
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (22.41%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) CISM
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
1 3 (5.17%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Informatica