Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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 Clearance
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 26 19 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 20.00% 18.81% 35.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 79.17% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 60
Taunton median daily rate £360 £359 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% -4.01% -0.33%
10th Percentile £280 £260 £313
90th Percentile £445 £500 £401
Somerset median daily rate £390 £359 £368
% change year-on-year +8.71% -2.38% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £42.88
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.71% +21.63%

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 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 39 24 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 30.00% 23.76% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 78
Taunton median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +6.76%
10th Percentile £288 £267 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £470
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Taunton median hourly rate - £13.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +69.64% -34.50% +55.45%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 20 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) C#
4 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 7 (26.92%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Big Data
7 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
7 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) User Experience
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (15.38%) nginx
8 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
9 3 (11.54%) Cloudera
9 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow

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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 4 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
2 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Grunt
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) UI Designer
2 4 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
2 4 (15.38%) UX Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) UAT Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
4 3 (11.54%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.69%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) BDD
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Information Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) OWASP
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Dart
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (7.69%) CISSP
4 2 (7.69%) CLAS
5 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cloudera
2 2 (7.69%) ESRI
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat