The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 39 120 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.23% 54.79% 18.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 72.29% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 100 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £498 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.87% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -18.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 166 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.31% 75.80% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 141 9
Average daily rate £375 £350 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £476 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (53.45%) .NET
3 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.83%) C#
5 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
6 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.86%) Scrum
7 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) WPF
8 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
9 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
10 9 (15.52%) Change Control
10 9 (15.52%) Entity Framework
10 9 (15.52%) BDD
10 9 (15.52%) Retail
10 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
10 9 (15.52%) ITIL
10 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.52%) UML
10 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
10 9 (15.52%) ISO 9000
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) Workflow
12 7 (12.07%) GIS
12 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.07%) CRM
12 7 (12.07%) ISEB
12 7 (12.07%) Web Services
12 7 (12.07%) Information Security

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (10.34%) Apache Solr
1 6 (10.34%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.62%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.07%) Big Data
4 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
1 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (27.59%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
8 2 (3.45%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.72%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
3 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.97%) WPF
5 9 (15.52%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.07%) Web Services
6 7 (12.07%) WF
7 6 (10.34%) PostGIS
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.72%) HTML
9 1 (1.72%) CSS
9 1 (1.72%) JSP
9 1 (1.72%) HTML5
9 1 (1.72%) CSS3
9 1 (1.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (1.72%) WCF
9 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) GIS
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) RMADS
3 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.72%) CESG
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) Change Control
4 9 (15.52%) BDD
4 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.52%) UML
5 8 (13.79%) Workflow
6 7 (12.07%) CRM
6 7 (12.07%) Information Security
6 7 (12.07%) Data Management
7 6 (10.34%) Analytics
7 6 (10.34%) Content Management
7 6 (10.34%) Service Management
7 6 (10.34%) SOA
8 5 (8.62%) MVC
8 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C#
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.62%) VB
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) ISEB
3 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) ISO 9000
2 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.62%) SLA
4 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik