Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 137 141
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.51% 0.045% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 0.35% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Leeds median daily rate £450 - £305
10th Percentile £164 - £270
90th Percentile £588 - £330
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 - £305
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £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 402 287 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.00% 12.85% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 176 187
Leeds median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £306 £278 £250
90th Percentile £625 £564 £546
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 11
Leeds median hourly rate £18.63 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.44% +220.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.11 £12.13
90th Percentile £27.40 £40.40 £14.91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.65 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.36% +12.69% -16.13%

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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 16 December 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 16 December 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) Gatling
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (16.67%) Grafana
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Graphite
3 2 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) Gherkin

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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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Gatling
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Sublime Text
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Database Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Category Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Installation Technician
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) LESS
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) Sass
1 2 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Groovy
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Grafana
1 2 (16.67%) Graphite
1 2 (16.67%) Kibana
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk