The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 8 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.97% 35.00% 29.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 92.86% 77.78% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
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 £336 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.22%

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 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.58% 45.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 24
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 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Taunton region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Taunton region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) Scrum
4 19 (67.86%) .NET
4 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
6 13 (46.43%) Kanban
7 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 10 (35.71%) QA
8 10 (35.71%) BDD
8 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) Pair Programming
10 7 (25.00%) MVC
10 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) WPF
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (25.00%) Line Management
11 6 (21.43%) NServiceBus
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) Git (software)

Security 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 (21.43%) NServiceBus
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Hive
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) QGIS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (25.00%) WPF
4 4 (14.29%) WF
5 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
6 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.14%) PostGIS
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) CESG
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Scrum
3 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (46.43%) Kanban
5 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 10 (35.71%) BDD
6 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (32.14%) Pair Programming
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
8 7 (25.00%) Line Management
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Workflow
10 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Open Source
10 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Web Development
12 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oozie
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft