The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
England / South West
Rank 120 140 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.60% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £388 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £371 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +17.10%

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
852 1000 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.22% 33.56% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 638 563
Median daily rate £413 £384 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 59
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +13.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.58 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Devon - 4 £375 -
Gloucestershire +3 2 £448 +19.33%
Bristol - 2 £403 -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 South West region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) BYOD
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) JUnit
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) JSP
7 1 (7.69%) Struts
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) SAS
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.69%) JSF
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Assistant Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) JSR 168
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (7.69%) Struts
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Conflict Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
2 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft