The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 44 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 0.76% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +30.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £384 £370
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.22% -  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 263 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 47.58% 58.31% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 125
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BC Cleared in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Gloucester -2 1 £508 +35.33%
BC Cleared
South West

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) BYOD
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle