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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 54 130 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.41% 35.62% 16.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.84% 71.43% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 106 8
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£375 £373 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+118.05% -14.28%
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
95 182 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.88% 49.86% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 153 19
Average daily rate £375 £353 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £497 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Taunton -3 24 £375 +6.76%
Templecombe - 14 - -
Yeovil -9 7 £318 -14.18% 2
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (33.04%) UML
4 35 (30.43%) Scrum
5 33 (28.70%) C#
6 31 (26.96%) .NET
6 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
7 29 (25.22%) C++
8 28 (24.35%) Java
8 28 (24.35%) SQL
9 25 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 25 (21.74%) Web Services
10 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
11 21 (18.26%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (16.52%) Spring
12 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
12 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
13 18 (15.65%) Information Management
14 16 (13.91%) Luciad
14 16 (13.91%) Apache Camel
15 15 (13.04%) Windows
15 15 (13.04%) HTML
16 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
17 13 (11.30%) JSP
18 12 (10.43%) Oracle
18 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
18 12 (10.43%) Apache CXF
18 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
19 11 (9.57%) NoSQL
19 11 (9.57%) WPF

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (6.96%) Apache
1 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.22%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.22%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.74%) JBoss
4 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Summit
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
1 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.57%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.09%) Big Data
4 6 (5.22%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) DTS
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.61%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.61%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.74%) MSI
4 2 (1.74%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.87%) Subversion
5 1 (0.87%) Selenium
5 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (9.57%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.35%) Back Office
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Software Engineer
4 16 (13.91%) Architect
4 16 (13.91%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) SQL Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Administrator
7 6 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Author
9 4 (3.48%) Technical Author
10 3 (2.61%) Consultant
10 3 (2.61%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.96%) .NET
2 25 (21.74%) Web Services
3 19 (16.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.52%) Spring
4 16 (13.91%) Apache Camel
5 15 (13.04%) HTML
6 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.30%) JSP
8 12 (10.43%) Apache CXF
9 11 (9.57%) WPF
10 9 (7.83%) CSS
10 9 (7.83%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.09%) Middleware
11 7 (6.09%) WF
12 6 (5.22%) PostGIS
13 4 (3.48%) GWT
13 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.48%) XML
14 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
15 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.35%) GIS
2 5 (4.35%) Statistics
3 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) RMADS
4 3 (2.61%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.74%) Wiki
5 2 (1.74%) CESG
5 2 (1.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) UML
3 35 (30.43%) Scrum
4 31 (26.96%) Software Engineering
5 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
6 21 (18.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (15.65%) Information Management
8 10 (8.70%) BDD
9 9 (7.83%) Web Development
9 9 (7.83%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.96%) OO
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
11 7 (6.09%) Data Management
11 7 (6.09%) Change Control
11 7 (6.09%) Open Source
12 6 (5.22%) Content Management
12 6 (5.22%) Analytics
12 6 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.22%) Time Management
12 6 (5.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) C#
2 29 (25.22%) C++
3 28 (24.35%) Java
3 28 (24.35%) SQL
4 9 (7.83%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.61%) Ada
8 2 (1.74%) VBScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 2 (1.74%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.74%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
2 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) Luciad
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle
4 8 (6.96%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) CommVault
5 5 (4.35%) Symantec
5 5 (4.35%) McAfee
6 4 (3.48%) Google
6 4 (3.48%) Citrix
7 3 (2.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Cisco
8 1 (0.87%) HP
8 1 (0.87%) ESRI
8 1 (0.87%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.87%) Telerik