The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Security Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 6 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 22.22% 17.65% 42.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.89% 85.71% 86.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 52
Median daily rate £241 £490 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.81% +21.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £572 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £43.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year -11.62% +18.13%  

Security 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 Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9 7 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 25.00% 20.59% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 59
Median daily rate £241 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.91% +15.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £600 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Taunton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Taunton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) .NET
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
6 12 (60.00%) BDD
7 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (40.00%) QA
8 8 (40.00%) Kanban
8 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
10 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (25.00%) WPF
11 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
12 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (20.00%) Selenium
12 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 4 (20.00%) Open Source
12 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (20.00%) Java
13 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 3 (15.00%) ISEB

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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 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.00%) Sahi
5 2 (10.00%) WATIR
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) PostGIS
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Kanban
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Line Management
9 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
9 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
10 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) SDLC
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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