Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.93% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median daily rate - - -
Somerset median daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bath
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 47 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 21.76% 12.92% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 11
Bath median daily rate £410 £295 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -7.81% -8.57%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £263
90th Percentile £509 £464 £363
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bath median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.50% +263.64% -45.00%
Somerset median hourly rate £29.17 £40.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year -27.08% -6.43% +22.14%

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Bath region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) webpack
2 1 (50.00%) ES6
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) npm
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) ES6
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft