Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 23 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 -2
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 29 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.20% 6.92% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.29% 23.74% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 10
Devon median daily rate £468 £466 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.43% +24.13% -36.17%
10th Percentile £266 £401 £248
90th Percentile £535 £514 £490
South West median daily rate £431 £428 £375
% change year-on-year +0.76% +14.13% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 178 139 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.90% 29.14% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 67 132
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £199 £162 £263
90th Percentile £529 £530 £508
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 8
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £29.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.02% -25.94% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33.00 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.90 £52.25 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% -12.10% +12.14%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Devon region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -7 14 £468 +4.18%
Plymouth +2 10 £525 +7.69%
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 11 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 Devon region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) Coaching
5 8 (27.59%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) JBoss
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Spring
8 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) IBM
9 4 (13.79%) DB2
9 4 (13.79%) EJB
9 4 (13.79%) Struts
9 4 (13.79%) XML
9 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Subversion
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) PMO
9 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.79%) Java EE

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (10.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) EJB
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) Struts
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) Dropwizard
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
5 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (10.34%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) CentOS
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Coaching
2 8 (27.59%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Nintex