Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Disclosure Scotland
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 126 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 -38 -5
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 21 39 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.13% 2.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.63% 11.17% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 105
West Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £425 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% -14.14% +32.00%
10th Percentile £365 £275 £300
90th Percentile £567 £587 £683
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £490
% change year-on-year +25.00% -18.37% +30.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.18

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 373 349 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.29% 10.08% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 225 383
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £248 £220 £229
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% +20.83% -36.84%
10th Percentile £8.26 £11.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £22.13 £20.97 £20.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £12.43
% change year-on-year +37.93% +16.70% -34.61%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in West Yorkshire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in West Yorkshire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in West Yorkshire

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 -16 14 £500 +17.65%
Bradford - 5 £445 - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
Disclosure Scotland
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 9 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (38.10%) NHS
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) Statistics
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Research
6 2 (9.52%) Economics
6 2 (9.52%) Java

Disclosure Scotland
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) Gatling
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Business Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Digital User Researcher
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) User Researcher
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Digital
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) NHS
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Kanban
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Statistics
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Economics
4 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Research
4 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Scala
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) VMware