Period
to 22 June 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 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
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 123 157
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 -16
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.38% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 2.73% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Leeds median daily rate £161 £313 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.64% -6.72% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £235 £313 £335
% change year-on-year -24.80% -6.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 357 293 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.12% 13.94% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 163 304
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +16.20%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £538 £643
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.95% +24.59% -15.28%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £41.60 £41.30 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.41
% change year-on-year -7.89% +23.30% +9.10%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) NHS
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft