Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 13 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 15.70% 13.13% 30.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.78% 56.52% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 51
Taunton median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £268 £305 £313
90th Percentile £505 £500 £470
Somerset median daily rate £375 £411 £363
% change year-on-year -8.81% +13.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £45.13
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.36% +28.01%

SC 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Taunton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36 23 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 29.75% 23.23% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 78
Taunton median daily rate £355 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% -4.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £285 £260 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £468
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £374
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.35% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Taunton median hourly rate - £13.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +30.14% -14.62% +22.14%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Taunton

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Taunton

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Taunton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Taunton

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) nginx
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (15.79%) User Experience
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
8 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
8 3 (15.79%) Grunt
8 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (21.05%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Grunt
2 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) UI Designer
2 3 (15.79%) UI/UX Designer
2 3 (15.79%) UX Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) UAT Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.53%) ModSecurity
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Dart
4 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 2 (10.53%) CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
1 2 (10.53%) ESRI
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat