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 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
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 103 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.28% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 1.87% -
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
Yorkshire

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
360 268 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.72% 15.21% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 193 124
Average daily rate £400 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £18.00 £17.00
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 West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
Leeds +3 13 £455 +40.00%
BC Cleared
Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.93%) DevOps
8 6 (22.22%) Maven
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (18.52%) Puppet
10 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source
10 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
11 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 3 (11.11%) Microservices
11 3 (11.11%) JUnit
11 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) IBM
11 3 (11.11%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) MVC
11 3 (11.11%) Spring
12 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (7.41%) Subversion
12 2 (7.41%) Ruby
12 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) GitLab
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (3.70%) Liquibase
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
7 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) Spring
1 3 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Django
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) JAX-RS
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Microservices
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) OWASP
6 1 (3.70%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) WAI
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.70%) Bareos
3 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) HP