Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 163 139
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 +17
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 17 28 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.61% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 4.18% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £402 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -15.37% +18.75%
10th Percentile £386 £311 £302
90th Percentile £496 £534 £675
England median daily rate £430 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +0.47% +0.71% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -36.05% +26.47%

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 584 670 1,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.73% 14.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 410 673
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £190 £230 £246
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 27 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.90 £10.80
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.80 £28.30
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -22 11 £430 -1.71%
South Yorkshire +11 5 £475 +25.00%
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Open Source
4 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
4 7 (41.18%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) JUnit
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) Jasmine
5 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 6 (35.29%) Confluence
5 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (35.29%) SFIA
5 6 (35.29%) Slack
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC

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 6 (35.29%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Slack
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Event Store
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
2 6 (35.29%) Jasmine
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Developer
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) SFIA
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Economics
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Operations Research
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft