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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 150 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.90% 66.08% 37.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.38% 86.21% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 122 6
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£363 £344 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £494 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.60% -3.84%
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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
37 174 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.14% 76.65% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 145 7
Average daily rate £363 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -29.03%
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%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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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

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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 30 June 2015.

Security 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 Security Cleared across the Taunton region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 71 (83.53%) SC Cleared
2 42 (49.41%) .NET
3 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (37.65%) C#
5 27 (31.76%) Unit Testing
6 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
7 24 (28.24%) Scrum
8 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
9 20 (23.53%) SQL
9 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 15 (17.65%) UML
10 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
11 14 (16.47%) Information Security
12 13 (15.29%) Manufacturing
12 13 (15.29%) Content Management
12 13 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (15.29%) ITIL
12 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
12 13 (15.29%) ISO 9000
12 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
12 13 (15.29%) Entity Framework
12 13 (15.29%) Change Control
13 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
13 12 (14.12%) ISEB
13 12 (14.12%) Web Services
14 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.94%) GIS
14 11 (12.94%) WPF
14 11 (12.94%) Workflow
14 11 (12.94%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.76%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (10.59%) CMS
3 7 (8.24%) Apache Solr
4 6 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Summit
1 2 (2.35%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.41%) Big Data
5 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.18%) DTS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.29%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Back Office
4 6 (7.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Developer
2 29 (34.12%) .NET Developer
3 27 (31.76%) Architect
4 23 (27.06%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.94%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.88%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.71%) Author
8 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.53%) DBA
10 2 (2.35%) Junior
10 2 (2.35%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.35%) IT Services Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.35%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) .NET
2 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
3 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.29%) Entity Framework
5 12 (14.12%) Web Services
6 11 (12.94%) WPF
7 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (8.24%) WF
8 7 (8.24%) PostGIS
9 3 (3.53%) HTML
9 3 (3.53%) XML
10 2 (2.35%) Middleware
10 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.18%) WCF
11 1 (1.18%) CSS
11 1 (1.18%) JSP
11 1 (1.18%) SOAP
11 1 (1.18%) HTML5
11 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) GIS
1 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.35%) Wiki
4 2 (2.35%) RMADS
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Unit Testing
3 24 (28.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.65%) UML
5 14 (16.47%) Information Security
6 13 (15.29%) Content Management
6 13 (15.29%) ITIL
6 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
6 13 (15.29%) Change Control
7 11 (12.94%) Workflow
8 10 (11.76%) MVC
8 10 (11.76%) CRM
8 10 (11.76%) SOA
8 10 (11.76%) BDD
9 8 (9.41%) Open Source
9 8 (9.41%) Data Management
10 7 (8.24%) Analytics
11 6 (7.06%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.06%) Service Management
12 5 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) C#
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) VB
3 9 (10.59%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (83.53%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) ISO 9000
1 13 (15.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) SAP
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) ESRI
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Telerik
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) HP