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 21 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.00% 21.57% 25.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 68.75% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Median daily rate £265 £438 £507
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% -13.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £398 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.66%

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
11 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.00% 31.37% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
Median daily rate £241 £450 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.44% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 17 (68.00%) .NET
5 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (52.00%) BDD
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (40.00%) Kanban
8 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (36.00%) QA
10 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (32.00%) WPF
10 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (28.00%) MVC
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) TDD
12 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
12 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
12 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (20.00%) Line Management
13 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
14 4 (16.00%) Open Source
14 4 (16.00%) ISEB
14 4 (16.00%) Java
14 4 (16.00%) Cucumber

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 3 (12.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (24.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (8.00%) Sahi
6 2 (8.00%) WATIR
7 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) WPF
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CESG
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Kanban
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
8 5 (20.00%) Line Management
9 4 (16.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
11 2 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft