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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 51 134 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.50% 65.05% 20.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.47% 85.35% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 111 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £510 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
57 157 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.91% 76.21% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 131 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £478 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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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 24 April 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 24 April 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 64 (77.11%) SC Cleared
2 46 (55.42%) .NET
3 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (45.78%) C#
5 32 (38.55%) Unit Testing
6 28 (33.73%) Scrum
7 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
9 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
10 16 (19.28%) DV Cleared
11 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
13 12 (14.46%) MongoDB
13 12 (14.46%) Change Control
13 12 (14.46%) ISO 9000
13 12 (14.46%) ITIL
13 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
13 12 (14.46%) UML
13 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
14 11 (13.25%) MVC
14 11 (13.25%) ISEB
14 11 (13.25%) Information Security
14 11 (13.25%) Retail
14 11 (13.25%) WPF
14 11 (13.25%) K2 blackpearl
14 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
15 10 (12.05%) BDD
15 10 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (13.25%) K2 blackpearl
2 8 (9.64%) CMS
3 7 (8.43%) Apache Solr
4 6 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) assyst
2 1 (1.20%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.64%) Big Data
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (14.46%) Manufacturing
2 11 (13.25%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Back Office
4 5 (6.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (49.40%) Developer
2 34 (40.96%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.30%) Architect
3 21 (25.30%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (16.87%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) SCCM Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Junior
9 2 (2.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (55.42%) .NET
2 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.92%) .NET Framework
4 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
6 11 (13.25%) WPF
7 10 (12.05%) Web Services
8 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (8.43%) WF
9 7 (8.43%) PostGIS
10 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.20%) HTML5
11 1 (1.20%) CSS3
11 1 (1.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.20%) WCF
11 1 (1.20%) CSS
11 1 (1.20%) JSP
11 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.84%) GIS
2 8 (9.64%) Open Source
3 2 (2.41%) RMADS
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.55%) Unit Testing
3 28 (33.73%) Scrum
4 12 (14.46%) Change Control
4 12 (14.46%) ITIL
4 12 (14.46%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.46%) UML
5 11 (13.25%) MVC
5 11 (13.25%) Information Security
6 10 (12.05%) BDD
6 10 (12.05%) Automated Testing
6 10 (12.05%) Workflow
6 10 (12.05%) CRM
6 10 (12.05%) SOA
7 8 (9.64%) Content Management
7 8 (9.64%) Data Management
8 7 (8.43%) Analytics
9 6 (7.23%) Code Coverage
9 6 (7.23%) Service Management
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.64%) VB
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (77.11%) SC Cleared
2 16 (19.28%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) ISO 9000
2 10 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) ESRI
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Telerik
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Hitachi