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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 42 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.86% 13.73% 24.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 52.50% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 35
Average daily rate £390 £530 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.41% +38.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £745 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 £38.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
70 80 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.10% 26.14% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 49
Average daily rate £400 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £745 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 3
Average hourly rate £57.00 £36.40 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.59% +81.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil -8 11 £356 - 1
Templecombe -1 10 £365 -20.65%
Taunton +2 8 £445 -28.80%
Bath +4 7 £325 -48.00%
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.00%) Scrum
4 34 (34.00%) Software Engineering
5 33 (33.00%) C++
6 32 (32.00%) C#
7 31 (31.00%) SQL
8 30 (30.00%) Java
8 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 29 (29.00%) .NET
9 29 (29.00%) HTML
10 27 (27.00%) UML
11 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
12 24 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (21.00%) Oracle
14 20 (20.00%) Windows
14 20 (20.00%) IIS
14 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 20 (20.00%) Selenium
14 20 (20.00%) SpecFlow
15 18 (18.00%) CSS
15 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
16 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
16 17 (17.00%) Unit Testing
17 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
17 14 (14.00%) Test Automation
17 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
18 13 (13.00%) Test Scripting
18 13 (13.00%) Software Testing
18 13 (13.00%) Web Services

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (20.00%) IIS
2 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Apache
3 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) IaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) GIS
2 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.00%) QGIS
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.00%) SSDT
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (20.00%) Selenium
2 20 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (3.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.00%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (13.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Billing
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (48.00%) Developer
2 21 (21.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.00%) Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.00%) DBA
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) .NET
1 29 (29.00%) HTML
2 20 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.00%) CSS
4 13 (13.00%) Web Services
5 12 (12.00%) Apache Camel
5 12 (12.00%) HTML5
6 10 (10.00%) Spring
7 9 (9.00%) Apache CXF
8 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.00%) WCF
10 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.00%) J2EE
10 5 (5.00%) XML
11 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.00%) Java SE
12 3 (3.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (3.00%) PostGIS
12 3 (3.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) CESG
6 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.00%) Linux
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) Scrum
3 34 (34.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (27.00%) UML
5 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.00%) Unit Testing
7 14 (14.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.00%) Information Management
9 10 (10.00%) Release Management
9 10 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.00%) MVC
10 9 (9.00%) OO
10 9 (9.00%) Security Testing
11 8 (8.00%) Test Management
11 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.00%) Web Development
12 7 (7.00%) Manual Testing
12 7 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) C++
2 32 (32.00%) C#
3 31 (31.00%) SQL
4 30 (30.00%) Java
5 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) Ada
9 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) ISEB
3 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) Luciad
4 3 (3.00%) Telerik
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) CommVault
6 1 (1.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago