Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 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
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 96 159
Rank change year-on-year +22 +63 -36
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 29 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.20% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 3
North East median daily rate £425 £100 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +325.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £100 £113
90th Percentile £470 £100 £138
England median daily rate £375 £178 £238
% change year-on-year +111.27% -25.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North East median hourly rate £12.00 - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% +22.03% -4.84%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 377 387 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.65% 31.80% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 298 779
North East median daily rate £400 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +6.99% -9.33%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £220
90th Percentile £552 £522 £501
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 77
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.24% +57.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.95 £12.91
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.37 £34.79
England median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.96% +5.74%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the North East region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +30 26 £425 +325.00%
Durham - 3 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 12 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 North East region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) User Experience
3 12 (41.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) Publishing
5 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Office 365
7 4 (13.79%) Docker
7 4 (13.79%) Microservices
7 4 (13.79%) QA
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.34%) Sass
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) Heroku
9 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Node.js
9 2 (6.90%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (6.90%) Windows 7

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) GitLab
2 2 (6.90%) Gradle
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 9 (31.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Designer
2 11 (37.93%) Content Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Digital Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Digital Transformation
4 8 (27.59%) Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Digital Content Designer
5 5 (17.24%) UX Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Django Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (6.90%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) Sass
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Django
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) React
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 9 (31.03%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Java 8
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft