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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 2 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 46 85 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 33.82% 56.29% 11.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.70% 74.56% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 3
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£375 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.17 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.27% -36.84%
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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
66 114 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.53% 75.50% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 93 5
Average daily rate £425 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £478 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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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 1 April 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 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (54.69%) .NET
3 34 (53.13%) C#
4 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 21 (32.81%) Scrum
7 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
8 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
9 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
10 10 (15.63%) ITIL
10 10 (15.63%) ISO 9000
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.06%) ISEB
11 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
11 9 (14.06%) UML
11 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
11 9 (14.06%) Retail
11 9 (14.06%) WPF
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (14.06%) BDD
11 9 (14.06%) Change Control
12 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
12 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
12 8 (12.50%) SOA
13 7 (10.94%) CRM
13 7 (10.94%) Web Services
13 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
13 7 (10.94%) Workflow

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (9.38%) CMS
1 6 (9.38%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Architect
4 16 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.13%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
10 1 (1.56%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Customer Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET
3 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
4 9 (14.06%) WPF
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
5 7 (10.94%) WF
5 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (7.81%) PostGIS
7 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) GIS
2 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 21 (32.81%) Scrum
4 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.06%) UML
6 9 (14.06%) BDD
6 9 (14.06%) Change Control
7 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 7 (10.94%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) Workflow
8 7 (10.94%) Information Security
9 6 (9.38%) Data Management
9 6 (9.38%) Content Management
9 6 (9.38%) Service Management
9 6 (9.38%) Analytics
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
11 4 (6.25%) Data Architecture
12 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.81%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) ISEB
3 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) CEH
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) ISO 9000
2 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) SAP
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.56%) VMware