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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 11 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 97 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.74% 60.63% 33.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 93.27% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 79 9
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£363 £408 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +20.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £509 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +10.00%
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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
21 104 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.63% 65.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 85 11
Average daily rate £350 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £507 £350
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 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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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 August 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 August 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 54 (83.08%) SC Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) .NET
3 22 (33.85%) Scrum
4 21 (32.31%) C#
4 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
5 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
6 17 (26.15%) SQL
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
9 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
10 11 (16.92%) DV Cleared
10 11 (16.92%) WPF
11 10 (15.38%) UML
11 10 (15.38%) BDD
12 9 (13.85%) MVC
13 8 (12.31%) ISEB
13 8 (12.31%) HTML
13 8 (12.31%) Data Management
13 8 (12.31%) Open Source
13 8 (12.31%) Big Data
14 7 (10.77%) Apache Solr
14 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
14 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (10.77%) Content Management
14 7 (10.77%) WF
14 7 (10.77%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.77%) Apache Solr
2 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.23%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) DTS
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.92%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.69%) AWS Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Author
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Author
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) DBA
8 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
3 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 11 (16.92%) WPF
6 8 (12.31%) HTML
7 7 (10.77%) PostGIS
7 7 (10.77%) WF
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.23%) Web Services
9 3 (4.62%) XML
10 2 (3.08%) Middleware
11 1 (1.54%) WCF
11 1 (1.54%) CSS
11 1 (1.54%) JSP
11 1 (1.54%) SOAP
11 1 (1.54%) HTML5
11 1 (1.54%) REST
11 1 (1.54%) CSS3
11 1 (1.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 5 (7.69%) GIS
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.08%) Wiki
4 2 (3.08%) RMADS
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) CESG
5 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Scrum
3 21 (32.31%) Unit Testing
4 10 (15.38%) BDD
4 10 (15.38%) UML
5 9 (13.85%) MVC
6 8 (12.31%) Data Management
6 8 (12.31%) Open Source
7 7 (10.77%) Analytics
7 7 (10.77%) Content Management
8 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.69%) Information Security
8 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.69%) Workflow
8 5 (7.69%) SOA
8 5 (7.69%) ETL
8 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) Change Control
9 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (83.08%) SC Cleared
2 11 (16.92%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.31%) ISEB
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.08%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
4 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) ESRI
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Telerik
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) HP