The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 57 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.81% 19.61% 25.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.43% 75.00% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 37
Average daily rate £400 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £745 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £38.00 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
Security 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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 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 -4 16 £356 - 1
Taunton +1 12 £445 -12.14%
Bath +6 10 £325 -31.21%
Templecombe -1 10 £365 -20.65%
Clevedon - 1 £240 -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 100 (77.52%) SC Cleared
2 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.53%) Scrum
4 45 (34.88%) Software Engineering
5 43 (33.33%) C++
6 42 (32.56%) C#
7 39 (30.23%) SQL
8 38 (29.46%) Java
9 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
10 33 (25.58%) .NET
11 32 (24.81%) HTML
12 31 (24.03%) UML
13 28 (21.71%) JavaScript
14 26 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (19.38%) Oracle
16 24 (18.60%) Windows
17 22 (17.05%) IIS
17 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET
17 22 (17.05%) SpecFlow
18 21 (16.28%) Unit Testing
19 20 (15.50%) Selenium
19 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
19 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
20 19 (14.73%) CSS
21 17 (13.18%) Software Testing
22 16 (12.40%) Windows Server
23 15 (11.63%) Web Services
24 14 (10.85%) Visual Studio
24 14 (10.85%) Aerospace
24 14 (10.85%) Test Scripting

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.05%) IIS
2 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) Apache
3 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Firewall
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.88%) GIS
4 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.10%) Big Data
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.33%) QGIS
7 2 (1.55%) SSDT
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (17.05%) SpecFlow
3 20 (15.50%) Selenium
4 14 (10.85%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (3.10%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (10.85%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.88%) Back Office
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (48.06%) Developer
2 26 (20.16%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.05%) .NET Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Java Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Consultant
10 7 (5.43%) DBA
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.58%) .NET
2 32 (24.81%) HTML
3 22 (17.05%) ASP.NET
4 19 (14.73%) CSS
5 15 (11.63%) Web Services
6 12 (9.30%) Apache Camel
6 12 (9.30%) HTML5
7 10 (7.75%) Spring
8 9 (6.98%) Apache CXF
9 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (5.43%) WCF
11 6 (4.65%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.88%) J2EE
12 5 (3.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (3.88%) WPF
12 5 (3.88%) XML
13 4 (3.10%) Java SE
13 4 (3.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) User Experience
3 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.55%) CESG
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.60%) Windows
2 16 (12.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.65%) Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.53%) Scrum
3 45 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 31 (24.03%) UML
5 21 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
7 17 (13.18%) Software Testing
8 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
8 14 (10.85%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.08%) Time Management
10 10 (7.75%) Information Management
10 10 (7.75%) OO
10 10 (7.75%) Release Management
10 10 (7.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (6.98%) MVC
11 9 (6.98%) Security Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Web Development
12 8 (6.20%) Manual Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Test Management
12 8 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.33%) C++
2 42 (32.56%) C#
3 39 (30.23%) SQL
4 38 (29.46%) Java
5 28 (21.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.88%) C
9 2 (1.55%) Ada
10 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (77.52%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) ISEB
3 8 (6.20%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.78%) CLAS
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) SLA
3 4 (3.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.98%) Luciad
4 6 (4.65%) SAP
5 5 (3.88%) Telerik
6 4 (3.10%) Citrix
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) CommVault
8 1 (0.78%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.78%) Symantec
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
Yeovil
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Somerset
Nigel Frank International
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