Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 22 49
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 0
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 9 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.76% 7.05% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 21.32% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 2
Devon median daily rate £445 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +24.13% -31.99%
10th Percentile £380 £336 £310
90th Percentile £577 £539 £390
South West median daily rate £500 £420 £365
% change year-on-year +19.05% +15.07% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Devon median hourly rate - - £50.00
South West median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 195 197 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.24% 33.05% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 135 93
Devon median daily rate £424 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £258 £307 £300
90th Percentile £563 £535 £486
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -12.09% +264.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £20.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £146.50 £46.25 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -5.01% -4.31% +8.22%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -19 7 £445 -4.81% 1
Plymouth +7 2 £473 +17.10%
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Devon region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GitLab
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Talend