Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 250 220
Rank change year-on-year +15 -30 -4
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.071% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
City of London median daily rate £450 £176 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +155.32% - -
Central London median daily rate £465 £180 £170
% change year-on-year +158.33% +5.88% -66.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.58% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 -
% change year-on-year -29.58% - -

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 956 986 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.11% 13.94% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 703 611
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £269
90th Percentile £675 £688 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.26 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% +21.29% -15.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £36.40 £41.43 £21.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 £27.09 £18.00
% change year-on-year -23.79% +50.50% -17.41%

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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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019, 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 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) API Development
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
5 1 (7.69%) WCAG
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) WordPress

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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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
1 1 (7.69%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Major Incident Manager
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) API Development
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) API Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com