Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 240 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 - +279
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.073% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
City of London median daily rate £531 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
Central London median daily rate £404 £303 -
% change year-on-year +33.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
Central London median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 965 981 1,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.77% 14.32% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 704 752
City of London median daily rate £478 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.61%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.14
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Unix

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com