Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 136 133
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 34 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.27% 1.01% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.94% 7.40% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +6.15% -10.50%
10th Percentile £400 £348 £291
90th Percentile £538 £569 £549
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £389
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.19% -18.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

BPSS Clearance 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 342 473 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.75% 13.65% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 260 209
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% -1.83%
10th Percentile £204 £300 £273
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 42 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.76% -7.10%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £40.00 £36.34
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% +2.86% +19.66%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in West Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in West Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in West Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
Leeds +34 31 £425 -8.11% 1
Bradford +1 3 £425 -19.05%
BPSS Clearance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (26.47%) jQuery
5 9 (26.47%) Google
5 9 (26.47%) Actionable Insight
5 9 (26.47%) Decision-Making
6 8 (23.53%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 8 (23.53%) Matomo
6 8 (23.53%) Tag Management
6 8 (23.53%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (23.53%) Analytics
6 8 (23.53%) Web Analytics
6 8 (23.53%) Google Analytics
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
8 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) Unix
8 6 (17.65%) Docker
9 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
9 5 (14.71%) Microservices
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (14.71%) Web Design
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Jetty
2 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Google Analytics
2 8 (23.53%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) Kong
5 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) IPsec
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Riak
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.76%) Mockito
2 2 (5.88%) gulp
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.94%) GitLab
3 1 (2.94%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Mocha
3 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Google Analytics Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Web Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Digital User Researcher
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 1 (2.94%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) JAX-RS
4 4 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) PySpark
5 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) Doctrine
6 1 (2.94%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.94%) Express
6 1 (2.94%) GStreamer
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) Kafka
6 1 (2.94%) Mongoose
6 1 (2.94%) Mustache
6 1 (2.94%) Sass
6 1 (2.94%) Sequelize
6 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Actionable Insight
2 9 (26.47%) Decision-Making
3 8 (23.53%) Analytics
3 8 (23.53%) Data-Driven Decision Making
3 8 (23.53%) Tag Management
3 8 (23.53%) Web Analytics
4 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (14.71%) Microservices
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) User Stories
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Java 8
3 4 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DBS Check
4 3 (8.82%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Matomo
2 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Grafana
5 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) NVIDIA
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Zend