Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 127 152
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 +1
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.52% 0.32% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 2.24% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Leeds median daily rate £450 £275 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -17.91% -10.67%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £275 £335
% change year-on-year +63.64% -17.91% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 407 312 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.21% 14.27% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 186 264
Leeds median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £267
90th Percentile £625 £551 £587
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +3.28% +2.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 5
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.04% -19.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £28.95 £46.60 £15.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £14.20 £12.63
% change year-on-year +14.08% +12.48% -17.21%

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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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
5 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Groovy
6 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) YAML

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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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Gatling
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) gulp
1 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Sublime Text
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Database Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Category Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Content Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Installation Technician
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) LESS
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) Sass
1 2 (15.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) E-Procurement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Groovy
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
1 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Grafana
1 2 (15.38%) Graphite
1 2 (15.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) VMware