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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 112 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.11% 33.33% 15.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.03% 75.68% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 89 14
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£375 £408 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +23.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £315 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 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 £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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
66 148 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.84% 44.05% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 120 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 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 £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 12 £375 -6.25%
Templecombe - 9 - -
Yeovil -8 7 £325 -20.73% 1
Bath -5 1 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.29%) UML
4 29 (28.43%) C++
4 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
5 28 (27.45%) Scrum
6 26 (25.49%) Java
7 24 (23.53%) C#
8 23 (22.55%) Management Information System
8 23 (22.55%) Web Services
9 22 (21.57%) SQL
10 20 (19.61%) .NET
11 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.67%) Spring
12 17 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (15.69%) Luciad
13 16 (15.69%) Information Management
13 16 (15.69%) Unit Testing
13 16 (15.69%) Apache Camel
14 15 (14.71%) HTML
15 14 (13.73%) Windows
16 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
17 12 (11.76%) Apache CXF
17 12 (11.76%) MongoDB
18 11 (10.78%) Aerospace
18 11 (10.78%) JSP
18 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
18 11 (10.78%) WPF
19 10 (9.80%) BDD
19 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (8.82%) Apache
2 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.90%) IIS
4 5 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) JBoss
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Summit
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.78%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.86%) Big Data
5 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) DTS
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.92%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.98%) MSI
5 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (10.78%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
3 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Administrator
6 7 (6.86%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Author
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Author
10 3 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.94%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) Web Services
2 20 (19.61%) .NET
3 17 (16.67%) Spring
4 16 (15.69%) Apache Camel
5 15 (14.71%) HTML
6 13 (12.75%) .NET Framework
7 12 (11.76%) Apache CXF
8 11 (10.78%) WPF
8 11 (10.78%) JSP
9 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.82%) CSS
10 9 (8.82%) Entity Framework
11 7 (6.86%) WF
11 7 (6.86%) Middleware
12 6 (5.88%) PostGIS
13 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.92%) XML
14 2 (1.96%) MFC
14 2 (1.96%) STL
14 2 (1.96%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.90%) GIS
2 5 (4.90%) Statistics
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) RMADS
4 3 (2.94%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.96%) Wiki
5 2 (1.96%) CESG
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.29%) UML
3 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
4 28 (27.45%) Scrum
5 17 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 16 (15.69%) Information Management
7 10 (9.80%) OO
7 10 (9.80%) BDD
8 9 (8.82%) Web Development
9 8 (7.84%) Migration
10 7 (6.86%) Data Management
10 7 (6.86%) ETL
10 7 (6.86%) Change Control
10 7 (6.86%) Open Source
11 6 (5.88%) Analytics
11 6 (5.88%) Time Management
11 6 (5.88%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.88%) Content Management
12 5 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) C++
2 26 (25.49%) Java
3 24 (23.53%) C#
4 22 (21.57%) SQL
5 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Ada
8 1 (0.98%) VBScript
8 1 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) ISEB
3 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) Luciad
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
4 7 (6.86%) VMware
5 5 (4.90%) CommVault
5 5 (4.90%) Symantec
5 5 (4.90%) McAfee
6 4 (3.92%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) Telerik
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) ESRI
9 1 (0.98%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat