The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 69 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £423 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% -
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
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 161 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.27% 25.88% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 94 108
Average daily rate £350 £330 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
Average hourly rate £18.14 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.24 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.55 £34.00
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 the North East

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 8 £423 +28.03%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Marketing
4 4 (44.44%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Law
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA