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 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 12 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 12 84 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.67% 52.83% 26.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 80.77% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 68 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £319 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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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
21 104 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.17% 65.41% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 85 11
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 £316 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £507 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) .NET
4 17 (31.48%) C#
5 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
9 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
9 11 (20.37%) WPF
10 10 (18.52%) SQL
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.52%) BDD
11 9 (16.67%) Entity Framework
12 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.81%) UML
13 7 (12.96%) HTML
13 7 (12.96%) WF
13 7 (12.96%) Data Management
13 7 (12.96%) Big Data
13 7 (12.96%) Open Source
14 6 (11.11%) Apache Solr
14 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
14 6 (11.11%) PostGIS
14 6 (11.11%) Analytics
14 6 (11.11%) Content Management
14 6 (11.11%) ISEB
15 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
15 5 (9.26%) ETL

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.96%) Big Data
5 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) DTS
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) AWS Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Author
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Author
8 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Junior
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.37%) WPF
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.96%) WF
6 7 (12.96%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) PostGIS
8 5 (9.26%) Web Services
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.56%) XML
11 2 (3.70%) Middleware
12 1 (1.85%) WCF
12 1 (1.85%) CSS
12 1 (1.85%) JSP
12 1 (1.85%) SOAP
12 1 (1.85%) HTML5
12 1 (1.85%) REST
12 1 (1.85%) CSS3
12 1 (1.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) GIS
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.70%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) RMADS
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
2 16 (29.63%) Scrum
3 10 (18.52%) BDD
4 8 (14.81%) UML
5 7 (12.96%) Data Management
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
6 6 (11.11%) Analytics
6 6 (11.11%) Content Management
7 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.26%) ETL
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
8 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) C#
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) HP