The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 54 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.47% 15.98% 44.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.37% 65.06% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 154
Median daily rate £463 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Median hourly rate £42.45 £55.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +54.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +75.60%
SC Cleared
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 83 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.77% 24.56% 63.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 44 223
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £55.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +54.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £32.54 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 10 £481 +126.47%
Yeovil -3 4 - -
Taunton -9 1 £425 +17.24%
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
3 22 (42.31%) Java
4 21 (40.38%) C++
5 17 (32.69%) UML
6 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
6 11 (21.15%) Spring
7 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (19.23%) Apache Camel
7 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
7 10 (19.23%) Validation
7 10 (19.23%) Web Services
8 9 (17.31%) Aerospace
8 9 (17.31%) Apache CXF
8 9 (17.31%) Luciad
8 9 (17.31%) Information Management
8 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.38%) STL
9 8 (15.38%) MFC
9 8 (15.38%) SDLC
10 7 (13.46%) Service Management
11 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.69%) Windows
13 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
13 3 (5.77%) C
13 3 (5.77%) SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (1.92%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) GIS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) QGIS
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.23%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.77%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (17.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Test Architect
7 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
10 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.85%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Spring
2 10 (19.23%) Apache Camel
2 10 (19.23%) Web Services
3 9 (17.31%) Apache CXF
4 8 (15.38%) MFC
4 8 (15.38%) STL
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.92%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Velocity
6 1 (1.92%) WSDL
6 1 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) UML
3 10 (19.23%) Validation
4 9 (17.31%) Information Management
4 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.38%) SDLC
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.46%) Service Management
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.77%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Test Management
9 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) C++
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Luciad
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) VMware