The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 558 602
Rank change year-on-year -7 +44  
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 24 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 18
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £385 £377
% change year-on-year +31.81% +2.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £51.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £51.92

BC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8358 10527 9571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.36% 21.60% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 6658 5658
Median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 363 482
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.56 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.92% +19.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in England

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in England

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BC Cleared in England

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in England

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +29 8 £525 +44.82%
South East +28 3 - -
West Midlands +25 3 £510 +13.33% 1
East of England -4 3 £575 -
South West -4 3 £450 +20.00% 2
London -34 3 £300 -40.00%
BC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared 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 England region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.37%) SC Cleared
3 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (21.95%) Java
5 18 (21.95%) Linux
6 16 (19.51%) CSS
7 14 (17.07%) Finance
7 14 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (15.85%) Migration
8 13 (15.85%) TDD
8 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 13 (15.85%) SQL
9 12 (14.63%) SAP
9 12 (14.63%) Python
10 11 (13.41%) Unix
10 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (13.41%) BDD
11 10 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (12.20%) Visualisation
11 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
11 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
12 9 (10.98%) Oracle
12 9 (10.98%) Web Development
13 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
13 8 (9.76%) REST
13 8 (9.76%) ETL
13 8 (9.76%) Mac OS X

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.66%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.66%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.66%) SAP MII
2 3 (3.66%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) PaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) ADSL
2 4 (4.88%) ATM
2 4 (4.88%) BGP
2 4 (4.88%) DSL
2 4 (4.88%) EIGRP
2 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) LAN
2 4 (4.88%) MPLS
2 4 (4.88%) OSPF
2 4 (4.88%) RIP
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) VPN
2 4 (4.88%) WAN
2 4 (4.88%) xDSL
3 2 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.32%) Power BI
2 6 (7.32%) SAP HANA
3 5 (6.10%) Big Data
3 5 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.10%) HBase
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.10%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) MaxDB
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.10%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.66%) NWDI
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.22%) FishEye
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Consultant
4 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.10%) Mobile Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Business Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.88%) PC Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) PC Rollout Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (3.66%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) CSS
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 8 (9.76%) REST
4 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.54%) Spring
5 6 (7.32%) CSS3
5 6 (7.32%) HTML5
6 5 (6.10%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.10%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (4.88%) Web Services
8 3 (3.66%) React
8 3 (3.66%) SAP Basis
9 2 (2.44%) RESTful
10 1 (1.22%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.22%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (1.22%) jQuery
10 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.88%) User Experience
2 3 (3.66%) Replication
3 2 (2.44%) CESG
3 2 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Unix
3 8 (9.76%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.32%) Windows
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.85%) Migration
2 13 (15.85%) TDD
3 11 (13.41%) BDD
3 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.41%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
4 10 (12.20%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (12.20%) Visualisation
5 9 (10.98%) Web Development
6 8 (9.76%) ETL
6 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Line Management
7 6 (7.32%) SOA
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.10%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) Java
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 12 (14.63%) Python
4 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.32%) R
5 6 (7.32%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.22%) Go
7 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 4 (4.88%) CCA
6 4 (4.88%) CCNA
6 4 (4.88%) CCNP
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CLAS
8 1 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
1 2 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) SAP
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) Hortonworks
5 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Avaya
8 1 (1.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.22%) PayPal
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