Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 142 157
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 -
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.044% 0.15% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 1.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Leeds median daily rate - £305 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.27% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate - £305 £344
% change year-on-year - -11.27% -
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 286 355 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.71% 13.67% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 194 380
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +16.91%
10th Percentile £278 £252 £255
90th Percentile £555 £538 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.40% - +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 17
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -19.35% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.40 £14.91 £33.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.69% -16.13% +3.33%

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows