The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 82 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £455 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
BC Cleared
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
267 176 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.97% 15.45% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 135 87
Average daily rate £410 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared.

1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Maven
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (16.00%) Puppet
9 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (12.00%) Open Source
10 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
10 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
10 3 (12.00%) Microservices
10 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
10 3 (12.00%) Spring
10 3 (12.00%) MVC
10 3 (12.00%) JUnit
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) HTML
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (8.00%) SAS
11 2 (8.00%) MySQL
11 2 (8.00%) CSS
11 2 (8.00%) Subversion

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) GitLab
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
7 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) JMeter
7 1 (4.00%) Liquibase
7 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.00%) Mockito
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Spring
1 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Django
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Microservices
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) OWASP
5 1 (4.00%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) GPG13
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) WAI
2 1 (4.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.00%) Bareos
3 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM