The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.069% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +30.86% -32.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CTC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 232 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.60% 16.12% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 151 110
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.36% -31.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in Leeds

CTC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CTC Cleared in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in Leeds

CTC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CTC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing

CTC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) jMock
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware