The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 21 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 100 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.75% 5.34% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.59% 34.27% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 16
Average daily rate £458 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £593 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +52.77%
Security 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
266 178 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.95% 15.57% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 137 88
Average daily rate £411 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 106 (51.71%) SC Cleared
2 105 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (36.59%) Java
4 55 (26.83%) DevOps
5 54 (26.34%) Jenkins
6 50 (24.39%) Linux
7 45 (21.95%) Puppet
8 42 (20.49%) Git (software)
9 34 (16.59%) Maven
10 33 (16.10%) Disclosure Scotland
11 27 (13.17%) BC Cleared
12 25 (12.20%) HTML
12 25 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (10.73%) Test Automation
13 22 (10.73%) Microservices
14 21 (10.24%) Open Source
15 20 (9.76%) JavaScript
16 18 (8.78%) Atlassian
17 17 (8.29%) Selenium
17 17 (8.29%) JIRA
17 17 (8.29%) Liquibase
17 17 (8.29%) Spring
18 16 (7.80%) TDD
18 16 (7.80%) SQL
18 16 (7.80%) MySQL
18 16 (7.80%) CSS
18 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (7.80%) MongoDB
18 16 (7.80%) Confluence
18 16 (7.80%) Cucumber

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.80%) Confluence
2 11 (5.37%) Node.js
2 11 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.90%) Apache
4 6 (2.93%) JBoss
5 5 (2.44%) nginx
5 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.95%) IIS
6 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.46%) CMS
7 3 (1.46%) Jetty
7 3 (1.46%) SAS
8 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.98%) WordPress
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.49%) InDesign
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.46%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.46%) Office 365
3 2 (0.98%) GitHub
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) Firewall
2 9 (4.39%) HTTP
3 6 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.44%) Internet
4 5 (2.44%) SAN
5 3 (1.46%) DHCP
5 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) FTP
5 3 (1.46%) IPsec
5 3 (1.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.98%) LAN
6 2 (0.98%) LDAP
6 2 (0.98%) SNMP
6 2 (0.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.49%) NAS
7 1 (0.49%) Skype
7 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) MongoDB
1 16 (7.80%) MySQL
2 10 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.98%) Redis
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (26.34%) Jenkins
2 42 (20.49%) Git (software)
3 34 (16.59%) Maven
4 17 (8.29%) JIRA
4 17 (8.29%) Liquibase
4 17 (8.29%) Selenium
5 16 (7.80%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.34%) JUnit
7 12 (5.85%) SonarQube
8 11 (5.37%) JMeter
8 11 (5.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
9 7 (3.41%) Subversion
10 3 (1.46%) Grunt
10 3 (1.46%) gulp
10 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.46%) Mockito
11 2 (0.98%) Firebug
11 2 (0.98%) GitLab
12 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (5.85%) Finance
2 4 (1.95%) Marketing
3 3 (1.46%) Games
3 3 (1.46%) Legal
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (33.17%) Developer
2 44 (21.46%) Architect
3 32 (15.61%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.32%) Analyst
4 15 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 13 (6.34%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.34%) Technical Developer
6 10 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (4.88%) Tester
7 9 (4.39%) Applications Architect
7 9 (4.39%) Lead Architect
8 8 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) DevOps Architect
9 6 (2.93%) Consultant
9 6 (2.93%) Digital Architect
9 6 (2.93%) Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (2.44%) Java Architect
10 5 (2.44%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (2.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.20%) HTML
2 17 (8.29%) Spring
3 16 (7.80%) CSS
4 14 (6.83%) Hibernate
4 14 (6.83%) J2EE
5 12 (5.85%) .NET
6 11 (5.37%) REST
7 9 (4.39%) RESTful
7 9 (4.39%) Servlets
8 8 (3.90%) WSDL
8 8 (3.90%) XSD
9 7 (3.41%) Java EE
9 7 (3.41%) JSON
9 7 (3.41%) Spring MVC
9 7 (3.41%) XML
10 6 (2.93%) JSP
10 6 (2.93%) Sass
11 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.44%) Play Framework
11 5 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.90%) User Experience
3 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.41%) Replication
4 6 (2.93%) NHS
5 4 (1.95%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.95%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (1.95%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Online Games
6 3 (1.46%) Social Media
7 2 (0.98%) CESG
7 2 (0.98%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Psychology
8 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.39%) Linux
2 13 (6.34%) Mac OS X
3 11 (5.37%) Unix
4 8 (3.90%) Windows
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.83%) DevOps
3 22 (10.73%) Microservices
3 22 (10.73%) Test Automation
4 21 (10.24%) Open Source
5 16 (7.80%) TDD
6 13 (6.34%) API Design
6 13 (6.34%) SOA
7 12 (5.85%) BDD
7 12 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (5.85%) Data Protection
8 11 (5.37%) Web Operations
9 10 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.88%) Project Management
10 9 (4.39%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.39%) ITIL
10 9 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (4.39%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.39%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.59%) Java
2 20 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.80%) SQL
4 12 (5.85%) Ruby
5 8 (3.90%) Python
6 7 (3.41%) C#
7 5 (2.44%) Perl
7 5 (2.44%) Scala
7 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.95%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) C
10 2 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) ABAP
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) R
11 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (51.71%) SC Cleared
2 27 (13.17%) BC Cleared
3 25 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.95%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Degree
6 2 (0.98%) CEH
6 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) MCSA
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CCDP
7 1 (0.49%) CCIE
7 1 (0.49%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) CLAS
7 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) MBA
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.41%) QA
3 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) GPG13
5 1 (0.49%) HL7
5 1 (0.49%) WAI
5 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) SRDF
3 3 (1.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (21.95%) Puppet
2 16 (7.80%) ZABBIX
3 11 (5.37%) Bareos
3 11 (5.37%) yum
4 7 (3.41%) logstash
4 7 (3.41%) Piwik
5 5 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.49%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (8.78%) Atlassian
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle
3 11 (5.37%) HP
4 10 (4.88%) VMware
5 9 (4.39%) Cisco
5 9 (4.39%) IBM
5 9 (4.39%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.44%) BMC
7 5 (2.44%) EMC
8 4 (1.95%) Brocade
8 4 (1.95%) NetApp
8 4 (1.95%) Symantec
9 3 (1.46%) Google
9 3 (1.46%) Remedy
9 3 (1.46%) SAP
10 2 (0.98%) Adobe
11 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.49%) Sun