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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.29% 35.00% 20.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.29% 61.40% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +101.31%
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
14 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.22% 57.00% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 52 31
Median daily rate £350 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 15 (88.24%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
4 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
5 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
5 11 (64.71%) Kanban
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
7 8 (47.06%) QA
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (41.18%) Line Management
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (29.41%) NServiceBus
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
11 4 (23.53%) MVC
11 4 (23.53%) Workflow
11 4 (23.53%) IIS
11 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (23.53%) K2 blackpearl

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 5 (29.41%) NServiceBus
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) WF
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Kanban
3 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Pair Programming
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Line Management
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft