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 31 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
31 Jul 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 28 103 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.46% 62.42% 35.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.68% 89.57% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 84 4
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£373 £368 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £493 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
38 115 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 42.70% 69.70% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 5
Average daily rate £363 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £416
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 £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 63 (84.00%) SC Cleared
2 38 (50.67%) .NET
3 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (40.00%) C#
5 28 (37.33%) Unit Testing
6 26 (34.67%) Scrum
7 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET
8 22 (29.33%) SQL
9 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
10 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
12 13 (17.33%) MongoDB
12 13 (17.33%) Entity Framework
13 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
13 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
14 11 (14.67%) WPF
14 11 (14.67%) Oracle
14 11 (14.67%) UML
15 10 (13.33%) BDD
15 10 (13.33%) K2 blackpearl
16 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
16 9 (12.00%) ISEB
16 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
16 9 (12.00%) MVC
17 8 (10.67%) Data Management
17 8 (10.67%) Content Management
17 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
17 8 (10.67%) HTML
17 8 (10.67%) Open Source
17 8 (10.67%) Big Data

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.33%) Apache Solr
4 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 6 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.33%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.67%) Big Data
5 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) DTS
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.00%) Back Office
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Architect
4 14 (18.67%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (18.67%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Author
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Author
6 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.00%) DBA
8 2 (2.67%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Junior
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
2 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 13 (17.33%) Entity Framework
5 11 (14.67%) WPF
6 8 (10.67%) HTML
7 7 (9.33%) PostGIS
7 7 (9.33%) WF
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.33%) Web Services
8 3 (4.00%) XML
9 2 (2.67%) Middleware
10 1 (1.33%) WCF
10 1 (1.33%) CSS
10 1 (1.33%) JSP
10 1 (1.33%) SOAP
10 1 (1.33%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) REST
10 1 (1.33%) CSS3
10 1 (1.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) GIS
1 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.67%) Wiki
5 2 (2.67%) RMADS
5 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) CESG
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Unit Testing
3 26 (34.67%) Scrum
4 11 (14.67%) UML
5 10 (13.33%) BDD
6 9 (12.00%) MVC
6 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Content Management
7 8 (10.67%) Data Management
7 8 (10.67%) Open Source
8 7 (9.33%) Analytics
9 6 (8.00%) Information Security
9 6 (8.00%) Workflow
9 6 (8.00%) SOA
10 5 (6.67%) ETL
10 5 (6.67%) ITIL
10 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.67%) Change Control
10 5 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) C#
2 22 (29.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (84.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.33%) ISO 9000
3 3 (4.00%) QA
4 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.67%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.33%) SLA
5 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 4 (5.33%) ESRI
4 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) Telerik
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) HP