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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 39 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.12% 30.47% 54.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 72.22% 71.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 90
Average daily rate £433 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £33.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.53% +84.38%
SC Cleared
Somerset

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
7 54 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 21.21% 42.19% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 46 128
Average daily rate £433 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) Telerik
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) CESG
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) MVVM
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) ArchiMate
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Telerik
2 2 (13.33%) SAP