The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 49 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.32% 2.06% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.22% 13.45% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 13
Average daily rate £465 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC 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
269 171 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.22% 15.31% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 133 87
Average daily rate £410 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.06%) Java
3 45 (42.06%) Jenkins
3 45 (42.06%) DevOps
4 38 (35.51%) Puppet
5 32 (29.91%) Linux
6 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
7 27 (25.23%) Maven
8 21 (19.63%) Microservices
9 17 (15.89%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.95%) Liquibase
11 14 (13.08%) Confluence
11 14 (13.08%) JIRA
12 13 (12.15%) J2EE
12 13 (12.15%) JUnit
13 12 (11.21%) HTML
13 12 (11.21%) SOA
13 12 (11.21%) Atlassian
13 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
13 12 (11.21%) SonarQube
13 12 (11.21%) API Design
14 11 (10.28%) Bareos
14 11 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (10.28%) Open Source
14 11 (10.28%) yum
14 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
15 10 (9.35%) Oracle
15 10 (9.35%) CSS
15 10 (9.35%) Firewall

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.08%) Confluence
2 9 (8.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.54%) Node.js
4 6 (5.61%) JBoss
5 5 (4.67%) Apache
6 3 (2.80%) CMS
6 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.80%) Jetty
6 3 (2.80%) nginx
6 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.87%) Lync
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.93%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.93%) InDesign
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.80%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.74%) HTTP
3 4 (3.74%) SAN
4 3 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 3 (2.80%) FTP
4 3 (2.80%) IPsec
4 3 (2.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) LDAP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) Skype
6 1 (0.93%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.48%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (42.06%) Jenkins
2 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
3 27 (25.23%) Maven
4 16 (14.95%) Liquibase
5 14 (13.08%) JIRA
6 13 (12.15%) JUnit
7 12 (11.21%) SonarQube
8 11 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.61%) Selenium
11 5 (4.67%) JMeter
12 2 (1.87%) GitLab
12 2 (1.87%) Mockito
13 1 (0.93%) Ant
13 1 (0.93%) Grunt
13 1 (0.93%) gulp
13 1 (0.93%) Protractor
13 1 (0.93%) Subversion
13 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Games
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) Architect
3 10 (9.35%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.35%) Technical Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Applications Architect
5 8 (7.48%) DevOps Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Lead Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Tester
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.74%) EMC Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) EMC Storage Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) HP Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Java Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Storage Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) J2EE
2 12 (11.21%) HTML
3 10 (9.35%) CSS
3 10 (9.35%) Spring
4 9 (8.41%) Servlets
5 8 (7.48%) WSDL
5 8 (7.48%) XSD
6 7 (6.54%) RESTful
7 6 (5.61%) JSP
7 6 (5.61%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.67%) .NET
8 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.67%) XML
9 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.74%) Java EE
9 4 (3.74%) REST
9 4 (3.74%) SOAP
9 4 (3.74%) XHTML
10 3 (2.80%) HTML5
10 3 (2.80%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Replication
2 4 (3.74%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Online Games
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Windows
3 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) DevOps
3 21 (19.63%) Microservices
4 17 (15.89%) Test Automation
5 12 (11.21%) API Design
5 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
5 12 (11.21%) SOA
6 11 (10.28%) Open Source
7 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (7.48%) API Development
9 7 (6.54%) ITIL
9 7 (6.54%) Web Operations
10 6 (5.61%) MVC
10 6 (5.61%) Scrum
11 5 (4.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.74%) BDD
12 4 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) Java
2 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.54%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.93%) R
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) BC Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) CCDP
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) CEH
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) SRDF
3 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.80%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (35.51%) Puppet
2 11 (10.28%) Bareos
2 11 (10.28%) yum
3 10 (9.35%) ZABBIX
4 7 (6.54%) logstash
4 7 (6.54%) Piwik
5 5 (4.67%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Atlassian
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle
3 9 (8.41%) VMware
4 8 (7.48%) HP
5 7 (6.54%) Cisco
6 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.67%) BMC
7 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.74%) Brocade
8 4 (3.74%) EMC
8 4 (3.74%) IBM
8 4 (3.74%) NetApp
8 4 (3.74%) Symantec
9 3 (2.80%) Google
10 2 (1.87%) Adobe
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
11 1 (0.93%) Citrix
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
11 1 (0.93%) Remedy
11 1 (0.93%) Sun