The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 108 104
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.20% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £455 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £415 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.72% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 - £38.00

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 318 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.13% 16.19% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 208 184
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Median hourly rate £25.49 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.42 £21.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared