The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 114
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £391 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £509 £383 £377
% change year-on-year +33.00% +1.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £56.50

BC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 191 283 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.24% 13.91% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 176 189
Median daily rate £400 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +20.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.32 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.50 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in West Yorkshire