Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 150 171
Rank change year-on-year +8 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 16 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 1.20% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -9.84% -18.67%
10th Percentile £160 £263 £270
90th Percentile £588 £288 £330
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £165 £275
% change year-on-year +139.39% -40.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -25.00%

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 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 519 415 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.11% 13.58% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 241 274
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £251
90th Percentile £588 £553 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.34% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +9.23% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.95 £40.00 £16.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.43 £14.53
% change year-on-year +10.05% -0.74% -6.24%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBS Check in West Yorkshire

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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 DBS Check within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Leeds +5 15 £450 +63.64% 4
Bradford - 1 £250 - 2
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SLA
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Network Management
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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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 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Gatling
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) gulp
1 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Sublime Text
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Database Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Field Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Category Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Content Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) LESS
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) Sass
1 2 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Research
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Groovy
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
1 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Grafana
1 2 (12.50%) Graphite
1 2 (12.50%) Kibana
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) VMware