Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 85 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 21 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.41% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 1.42% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £360 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -34.55% +144.44%
10th Percentile £147 £360 £525
90th Percentile £542 £360 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £150 £135
% change year-on-year +158.33% +11.11% -52.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +250.00% -32.20% -34.44%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +250.00% -33.33% +11.11%

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 318 211 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.40% 16.79% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 145 219
Birmingham median daily rate £416 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £241 £225
90th Percentile £550 £498 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 19
Birmingham median hourly rate £38.00 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.33% -40.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.38 £10.86
90th Percentile £57.73 £35.00 £39.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% -32.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Java 8
5 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) Office 365
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Jetty
3 1 (4.76%) Mongrel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Category Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
1 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
1 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Laravel
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Microservices
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.76%) Psychology
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java 8
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless