The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 132 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 14 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.31% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate £455 £371 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.55% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
520 438 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.89% 17.08% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 315 173
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.55 £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 Yorkshire

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
West Yorkshire -2 13 £455 +40.00%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) Maven
9 4 (15.38%) Puppet
9 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
10 3 (11.54%) Spring
10 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
10 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
10 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) JUnit
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 3 (11.54%) Microservices
11 2 (7.69%) GitLab
11 2 (7.69%) GitHub
11 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (7.69%) Subversion
11 2 (7.69%) Project Management
11 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Base SAS
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) GitLab
6 2 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) Liquibase
7 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.85%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Microservices
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) GPG13
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WAI
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.85%) Bareos
3 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) IBM