Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.19% 12.31% 7.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.29% 40.68% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Bath median daily rate £363 £410 £1,846
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.59% -77.79% +483.72%
Somerset median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £42.75 £48.75 £42.35
% change year-on-year -12.31% +15.11% -23.00%

SC Cleared 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 17 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.04% 30.26% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 8
Bath median daily rate £378 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.04% +18.49% +27.36%
10th Percentile £275 £209 £240
90th Percentile £531 £575 £987
Somerset median daily rate £425 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +9.68% -0.32% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bath median hourly rate - - £27.00
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year -15.00% +39.86% -23.94%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bath

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Bath

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) .NET

SC Cleared
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) PMO