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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 104 110
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.97% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £384 £370
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.22% -  

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 177 305 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.98% 15.77% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 201 165
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in West Yorkshire

BC Cleared
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared