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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.52% 23.64% 14.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.29% 52.00% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £328 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £463 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.58% 45.45% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 23
Median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £323 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (84.21%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) .NET
4 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
4 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Kanban
5 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
7 9 (47.37%) QA
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (42.11%) TDD
9 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
9 7 (36.84%) Line Management
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (31.58%) NServiceBus
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (26.32%) WPF
11 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
11 5 (26.32%) MVC
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (21.05%) Windows
12 4 (21.05%) IIS
12 4 (21.05%) Workflow

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 6 (31.58%) NServiceBus
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 4 (21.05%) WF
6 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
6 2 (10.53%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Kanban
3 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) Line Management
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Workflow
9 3 (15.79%) BDD
10 2 (10.53%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Open Source
10 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft