The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 540 525 565
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 86 80 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 11
Average daily rate £433 £400 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £277 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £545 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.74% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +184.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10886 10379 9584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.28% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6723 5993 5160
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 491 440
Average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 81 £433 +8.12% 1
London +2 26 £400 -2.43%
North West +4 19 £425 -4.49%
Yorkshire -7 13 £455 +22.55%
West Yorkshire -1 12 £455 +40.00%
Leeds -11 12 £455 +40.00%
Warrington - 12 £500 -
Cheshire - 12 £500 -
Croydon - 9 - -
North East -14 8 £423 +28.03%
Tyne and Wear -16 8 £423 +28.03%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 8 £423 +28.03%
South West -6 7 £363 +3.57%
Cumbria - 6 £425 -
South East +2 5 £315 -23.63%
City of London +49 4 £513 +36.66%
Berkshire +2 4 - -
Wokingham -6 4 - -
East Midlands -7 4 - -
Bristol +4 3 £375 -
Hinckley +2 3 - -
Wiltshire +1 3 £350 -6.66%
Leicestershire -5 3 - -
Wales -11 3 - -
West Midlands -19 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 - -
Salisbury - 3 £350 -
Warwickshire +2 2 - -
Warwick -2 2 - -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 153 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (40.52%) SC Cleared
3 47 (30.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (28.10%) Java
6 41 (26.80%) DV Cleared
7 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
8 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
9 21 (13.73%) HTML
10 20 (13.07%) CSS
10 20 (13.07%) Disclosure Scotland
11 18 (11.76%) Migration
12 17 (11.11%) MVC
12 17 (11.11%) Linux
12 17 (11.11%) JIRA
12 17 (11.11%) jQuery
13 15 (9.80%) SOAP
13 15 (9.80%) XML
14 14 (9.15%) Oracle
14 14 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (8.50%) RESTful
15 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (8.50%) Windows
16 12 (7.84%) Web Design
16 12 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (7.84%) HTML5
16 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
17 11 (7.19%) JSON
17 11 (7.19%) D3.js
17 11 (7.19%) Mustache

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.54%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.27%) Confluence
2 5 (3.27%) JBoss
2 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.61%) IIS
3 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.96%) Apache
4 3 (1.96%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.96%) ArcSDE
4 3 (1.96%) FileNet
4 3 (1.96%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.31%) nginx
5 2 (1.31%) Node.js
5 2 (1.31%) SAS
5 2 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) ArcView
2 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.65%) InDesign
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.31%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.65%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) DNS
1 5 (3.27%) SAN
2 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.31%) DHCP
3 2 (1.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.31%) HTTP
3 2 (1.31%) Internet
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
3 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.65%) Skype
4 1 (0.65%) SMTP
4 1 (0.65%) SNMP
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.96%) dBASE
5 3 (1.96%) GIS
5 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.31%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.11%) JIRA
3 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.88%) Maven
4 7 (4.58%) Selenium
5 5 (3.27%) Subversion
6 4 (2.61%) JUnit
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.96%) Ant
7 3 (1.96%) DbUnit
7 3 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.96%) Hudson
7 3 (1.96%) Spock
7 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.65%) Concordion
9 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.65%) Mockito
General
1 10 (6.54%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Marketing
3 3 (1.96%) Legal
3 3 (1.96%) Local Government
4 2 (1.31%) Billing
4 2 (1.31%) Law
4 2 (1.31%) Military
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (28.76%) Developer
2 25 (16.34%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.07%) Architect
4 18 (11.76%) Consultant
5 14 (9.15%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.19%) Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.58%) HTML Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Designer
9 6 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.27%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Change Consultant
10 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Java Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.27%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.73%) HTML
2 20 (13.07%) CSS
3 17 (11.11%) jQuery
4 15 (9.80%) SOAP
4 15 (9.80%) XML
5 13 (8.50%) RESTful
6 12 (7.84%) HTML5
7 11 (7.19%) Ajax
7 11 (7.19%) D3.js
7 11 (7.19%) Handlebars
7 11 (7.19%) JSON
7 11 (7.19%) Mustache
7 11 (7.19%) Underscore.js
8 8 (5.23%) .NET
8 8 (5.23%) J2EE
8 8 (5.23%) Java EE
9 6 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.27%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.27%) REST
10 5 (3.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.61%) DataPower
2 4 (2.61%) Replication
3 3 (1.96%) CMDB
4 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.31%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) CESG
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Linux
2 13 (8.50%) Windows
3 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.61%) Unix
5 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.65%) HPUX
8 1 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (11.76%) Migration
3 17 (11.11%) MVC
4 14 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
5 12 (7.84%) Web Design
6 10 (6.54%) Front End Development
7 9 (5.88%) DevOps
8 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.23%) Project Management
9 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.92%) ArchiMate
10 6 (3.92%) Change Management
10 6 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.92%) Scrum
10 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.92%) TDD
10 6 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.10%) Java
2 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.88%) C++
4 8 (5.23%) Python
4 8 (5.23%) SQL
5 5 (3.27%) C#
5 5 (3.27%) Ruby
6 3 (1.96%) Perl
6 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.31%) VB
8 1 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Go
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 153 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (40.52%) SC Cleared
3 47 (30.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 41 (26.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) MCP
6 2 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) Degree
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.58%) QA
3 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) GPG13
4 1 (0.65%) WAI
4 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Ceph
5 1 (0.65%) Docker
5 1 (0.65%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) IAG
5 1 (0.65%) UAG
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) Puppet
2 5 (3.27%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.61%) Nagios
3 4 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.96%) Munin
5 2 (1.31%) Ansible
5 2 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.65%) Bareos
6 1 (0.65%) Graphite
6 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.65%) logstash
6 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Simpana
6 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Oracle
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.23%) SAP
3 8 (5.23%) VMware
4 6 (3.92%) HP
5 4 (2.61%) Adobe
5 4 (2.61%) IBM
6 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.96%) BMC
6 3 (1.96%) ESRI
6 3 (1.96%) ILOG
6 3 (1.96%) Kofax
6 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.96%) Splunk
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco
7 2 (1.31%) Informatica
7 2 (1.31%) Remedy
7 2 (1.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) CommVault
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