Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 4.85% 2.99% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 17.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
York median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
North Yorkshire median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North 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 York with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
York
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 21.36% 16.77% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 23
York median daily rate £450 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £265 £153 £115
90th Percentile £600 £615 £388
North Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £444 £340
% change year-on-year +0.28% +30.51% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
York median hourly rate - - £14.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.23 £14.85 £13.91
% change year-on-year +2.53% +6.80% -69.10%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in York

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in York

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in York over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in York

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 York region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 5 (100.00%) Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Boomi
2 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Co-Creation
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Blue-Green Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) hapi
4 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Boomi
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Service Architect
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) hapi
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Blue-Green Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Co-Creation
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Dell