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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 123 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 26.04% 57.48% 37.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.44% 77.36% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 100 6
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£363 £338 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+77.23% -5.52%
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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
36 159 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.50% 74.30% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 132 8
Average daily rate £363 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
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 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) .NET
3 26 (36.62%) C#
4 21 (29.58%) Unit Testing
5 19 (26.76%) .NET Framework
6 17 (23.94%) Scrum
7 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
8 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
9 12 (16.90%) SQL
9 12 (16.90%) UML
9 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
10 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
10 11 (15.49%) Content Management
10 11 (15.49%) WPF
11 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (14.08%) Information Security
11 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
11 10 (14.08%) ITIL
11 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
11 10 (14.08%) Web Services
11 10 (14.08%) ISO 9000
11 10 (14.08%) BDD
11 10 (14.08%) Change Control
12 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
12 9 (12.68%) ISEB
12 9 (12.68%) GIS
12 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
12 9 (12.68%) Workflow
12 9 (12.68%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (9.86%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) Apache Solr
3 5 (7.04%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) assyst
2 1 (1.41%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) DTS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Back Office
3 5 (7.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) Architect
2 22 (30.99%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Service Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Author
7 4 (5.63%) Author
7 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Junior
9 2 (2.82%) DBA
9 2 (2.82%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.82%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (2.82%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (1.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) .NET
2 19 (26.76%) .NET Framework
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
4 11 (15.49%) WPF
5 10 (14.08%) Web Services
6 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
7 7 (9.86%) WF
8 6 (8.45%) PostGIS
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.23%) XML
10 3 (4.23%) HTML
11 2 (2.82%) Middleware
12 1 (1.41%) WCF
12 1 (1.41%) CSS
12 1 (1.41%) JSP
12 1 (1.41%) SOAP
12 1 (1.41%) HTML5
12 1 (1.41%) REST
12 1 (1.41%) CSS3
12 1 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) GIS
1 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.82%) Wiki
4 2 (2.82%) RMADS
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) CESG
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Unit Testing
3 17 (23.94%) Scrum
4 12 (16.90%) UML
5 11 (15.49%) Content Management
6 10 (14.08%) Information Security
6 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.08%) BDD
6 10 (14.08%) Change Control
7 9 (12.68%) Workflow
8 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 7 (9.86%) SOA
9 7 (9.86%) Data Management
9 7 (9.86%) Open Source
10 6 (8.45%) Analytics
10 6 (8.45%) TOGAF
10 6 (8.45%) Service Management
10 6 (8.45%) MVC
11 5 (7.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) C#
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.45%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) ISEB
3 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) ISO 9000
1 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) SAP
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) HP