Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 22 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -8
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 27 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.34% 7.36% 5.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.85% 22.08% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 19
Devon median daily rate £528 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -9.09% +4.18%
10th Percentile £306 £332 £265
90th Percentile £605 £558 £541
South West median daily rate £529 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +24.47% - -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Devon median hourly rate - - £35.00
South West median hourly rate £21.15 £41.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year -49.43% +19.50% -

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 195 154 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.54% 33.33% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 52 112
Devon median daily rate £400 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +7.81% -
10th Percentile £299 £278 £195
90th Percentile £550 £530 £532
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £411
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.38% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +35.86%
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.85% +15.71% +1.45%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -6 23 £531 +24.94% 3
Plymouth +2 3 £480 -
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) AWS
4 12 (44.44%) Serverless
5 11 (40.74%) Java
5 11 (40.74%) Python
6 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
7 8 (29.63%) Public Sector
7 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) PMO
10 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.41%) pSOS
11 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) AWS
2 12 (44.44%) Serverless
3 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (29.63%) Public Sector
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Leader
3 7 (25.93%) Lead Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Project Officer
4 4 (14.81%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Jest
4 1 (3.70%) NgRx
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) pSOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.70%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow