Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 147 148
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +20
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.065% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 0.53% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 - £313
10th Percentile £160 - £271
90th Percentile £576 - £344
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £148 £175
% change year-on-year +205.08% -15.71% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.50 £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 494 380 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.76% 12.29% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 217 244
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -6.41%
10th Percentile £263 £229 £224
90th Percentile £625 £553 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £434 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +8.44% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £14.49 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £30.40 £40.00 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.99% -6.03%

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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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 +10 9 £450 - 4
Bradford - 3 £160 -
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) YAML
3 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) HTML

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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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Gatling
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
1 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Sublime Text
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Content Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Installation Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Content Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) LESS
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
1 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) Sass
1 2 (16.67%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Groovy
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Grafana
1 2 (16.67%) Graphite
1 2 (16.67%) Kibana
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Sophos
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) HP