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 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 24 82 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.09% 52.90% 34.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.16% 78.10% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 68 3
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£375 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -12.04%
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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
38 105 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.30% 67.74% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 88 5
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £416
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 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 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 4 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 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) .NET
4 25 (39.68%) C#
5 23 (36.51%) Unit Testing
6 20 (31.75%) Scrum
7 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 15 (23.81%) SQL
9 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
11 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
11 11 (17.46%) WPF
12 10 (15.87%) BDD
12 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.29%) Oracle
13 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
14 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
14 8 (12.70%) UML
15 7 (11.11%) HTML
15 7 (11.11%) Data Management
15 7 (11.11%) WF
15 7 (11.11%) Big Data
15 7 (11.11%) Open Source
16 6 (9.52%) Apache Solr
16 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
16 6 (9.52%) PostGIS
16 6 (9.52%) Analytics
16 6 (9.52%) Content Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (9.52%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.94%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.11%) Big Data
5 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) DTS
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.94%) Back Office
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.94%) AWS Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Author
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Author
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 11 (17.46%) WPF
5 9 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 7 (11.11%) WF
6 7 (11.11%) HTML
7 6 (9.52%) PostGIS
8 5 (7.94%) Web Services
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.76%) XML
11 2 (3.17%) Middleware
12 1 (1.59%) WCF
12 1 (1.59%) CSS
12 1 (1.59%) JSP
12 1 (1.59%) SOAP
12 1 (1.59%) HTML5
12 1 (1.59%) REST
12 1 (1.59%) CSS3
12 1 (1.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) GIS
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.17%) Wiki
4 2 (3.17%) RMADS
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Unit Testing
3 20 (31.75%) Scrum
4 10 (15.87%) BDD
5 8 (12.70%) UML
5 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Data Management
6 7 (11.11%) Open Source
7 6 (9.52%) Analytics
7 6 (9.52%) Content Management
8 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.94%) ETL
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.35%) Workflow
9 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Telerik
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) HP