Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 134 144
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.21% 0.18% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 1.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Leeds median daily rate £161 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £160 £350 £294
90th Percentile £468 £350 £331
West Yorkshire median daily rate £161 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -54.14% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 259 298 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.89% 13.26% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 355
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £256
90th Percentile £561 £525 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 16
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.73% -17.74% -13.89%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.81 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.63% -4.47% +14.81%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Leeds

DBS Check
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Leeds

DBS Check
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) GitHub
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development

DBS Check
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Hardware Technician
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware