Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 146 161
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 71 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.43% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.29% 5.39% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £358 £195 £319
90th Percentile £540 £538 £565
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +19.50% +25.00% -33.33%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 764 631 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.34% 14.19% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 378 460
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +3.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £209 £249
90th Percentile £600 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 47 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% -6.03%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £27.08 £40.00 £24.50
England median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +0.24% -1.96% +5.74%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Yorkshire

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
West Yorkshire +8 45 £425 -1.16% 3
South Yorkshire +9 21 £500 +156.41% 1
North Yorkshire +1 5 - - 1
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
3 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.76%) Python
4 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (25.35%) TDD
5 18 (25.35%) .NET
6 16 (22.54%) Java
6 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
7 15 (21.13%) Node.js
8 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
9 12 (16.90%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.49%) Project Management
10 11 (15.49%) JMeter
10 11 (15.49%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
11 10 (14.08%) nginx
11 10 (14.08%) Hadoop
11 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (14.08%) GitHub
11 10 (14.08%) Ansible
11 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
11 10 (14.08%) Web Development
11 10 (14.08%) JIRA
11 10 (14.08%) Performance Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Pair Programming
12 9 (12.68%) Subversion
12 9 (12.68%) GIS
12 9 (12.68%) SQL

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (14.08%) nginx
2 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.68%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.27%) Apache
4 6 (8.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Jetty
5 1 (1.41%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.08%) GitHub
2 8 (11.27%) Heroku
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) VLAN
1 3 (4.23%) VoIP
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
1 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) IPsec
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.08%) Hadoop
3 9 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (12.68%) CouchDB
3 9 (12.68%) GIS
3 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) Redis
3 9 (12.68%) Riak
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) MySQL
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.49%) JMeter
4 10 (14.08%) JIRA
5 9 (12.68%) Mercurial
5 9 (12.68%) Subversion
6 7 (9.86%) Selenium
7 4 (5.63%) PHPUnit
7 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.23%) Gatling
9 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) gulp
9 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.82%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.41%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.41%) JUnit
10 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Tester
3 9 (12.68%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Performance Tester
4 7 (9.86%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Python Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Digital Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) Node.js
3 9 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (11.27%) jQuery
5 6 (8.45%) CSS
5 6 (8.45%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) HTML5
7 4 (5.63%) Doctrine
7 4 (5.63%) PySpark
7 4 (5.63%) React
7 4 (5.63%) REST
8 3 (4.23%) CSS3
8 3 (4.23%) Express
8 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.23%) JPA
8 3 (4.23%) Spring
8 3 (4.23%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.23%) Web Services
9 2 (2.82%) J2EE
9 2 (2.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.45%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.04%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) VMS
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (25.35%) TDD
4 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (15.49%) Project Management
6 10 (14.08%) Pair Programming
6 10 (14.08%) Performance Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Web Development
7 9 (12.68%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.86%) DevOps
9 6 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Microservices
9 6 (8.45%) Service Design
9 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.04%) BDD
10 5 (7.04%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (7.04%) Open Source
10 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.76%) Python
3 16 (22.54%) Java
4 9 (12.68%) SQL
5 8 (11.27%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) PHP 7
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) Groovy
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.41%) C++
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.63%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) Firmware
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) HDFS
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Grafana
3 2 (2.82%) Graphite
3 2 (2.82%) Kibana
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) Terraform
4 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.63%) Zend
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco
2 3 (4.23%) Google
3 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.82%) Splunk
3 2 (2.82%) VMware