Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 182 160
Rank change year-on-year +95 -22 -22
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 111 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.37% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.88% 2.51% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 13 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +8.29% -15.83%
10th Percentile £400 £403 £313
90th Percentile £550 £530 £518
England median daily rate £484 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.42 £35.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -24.53% +145.61% -66.47%

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 746 637 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.91% 13.50% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 386 384
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £243
90th Percentile £609 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £20.66 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +25.18% +6.45%
10th Percentile £14.26 £13.00 £11.84
90th Percentile £42.70 £40.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% +1.85%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 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
South Yorkshire +39 68 £500 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +42 40 £425 -1.16% 1
North Yorkshire -1 3 £500 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (61.26%) Security Cleared
3 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 40 (36.04%) Node.js
5 38 (34.23%) Java
6 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
7 33 (29.73%) Test Automation
8 32 (28.83%) Disclosure Scotland
9 31 (27.93%) HTML
10 30 (27.03%) TDD
11 29 (26.13%) Continuous Deployment
12 28 (25.23%) Open Source
13 26 (23.42%) CSS
14 25 (22.52%) Pair Programming
14 25 (22.52%) Web Development
15 23 (20.72%) DBS Check
16 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
16 21 (18.92%) Unix
17 20 (18.02%) Python
17 20 (18.02%) Spring
17 20 (18.02%) Spring Boot
18 19 (17.12%) DevOps
18 19 (17.12%) .NET
18 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
19 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (15.32%) RESTful
21 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 16 (14.41%) React
22 15 (13.51%) Microservices
22 15 (13.51%) Spock

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 9 (8.11%) nginx
2 8 (7.21%) Apache
3 7 (6.31%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) Jetty
4 2 (1.80%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.80%) Mongrel
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Acrobat
1 2 (1.80%) InDesign
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.51%) GitHub
3 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.11%) PaaS
5 8 (7.21%) Heroku
6 5 (4.50%) Google Analytics
6 5 (4.50%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) HTTP
1 7 (6.31%) SSL
1 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) LAN
2 3 (2.70%) VLAN
2 3 (2.70%) VoIP
2 3 (2.70%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) WAN
2 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.80%) DHCP
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.80%) FTP
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.31%) GIS
3 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.31%) Redis
3 7 (6.31%) Riak
4 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.41%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) Power BI
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (30.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.51%) JUnit
2 15 (13.51%) Spock
3 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.11%) JMeter
5 8 (7.21%) Subversion
6 7 (6.31%) Mercurial
7 4 (3.60%) JIRA
8 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.80%) GitLab
8 2 (1.80%) Maven
8 2 (1.80%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.80%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.90%) gulp
9 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium
9 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Publishing
3 1 (0.90%) Back Office
3 1 (0.90%) Electronics
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Developer
2 14 (12.61%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
4 11 (9.91%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (9.91%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Performance Tester
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Tester
7 7 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Designer
9 5 (4.50%) Digital Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Google Analytics Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Web Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Web Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) Node.js
2 31 (27.93%) HTML
3 26 (23.42%) CSS
4 20 (18.02%) Spring
4 20 (18.02%) Spring Boot
5 19 (17.12%) .NET
6 17 (15.32%) RESTful
7 16 (14.41%) React
8 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
8 13 (11.71%) jQuery
8 13 (11.71%) Vue.js
9 8 (7.21%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.50%) Express
11 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.70%) JPA
13 2 (1.80%) Apache CXF
13 2 (1.80%) J2EE
13 2 (1.80%) JAX-RS
13 2 (1.80%) Mongoose
13 2 (1.80%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Fat Client
1 6 (5.41%) NHS
1 6 (5.41%) Thin Client
1 6 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (1.80%) Blog
2 2 (1.80%) Wiki
3 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Unix
2 12 (10.81%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.90%) VMS
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) Test Automation
3 30 (27.03%) TDD
4 29 (26.13%) Continuous Deployment
5 28 (25.23%) Open Source
6 25 (22.52%) Pair Programming
6 25 (22.52%) Web Development
7 19 (17.12%) DevOps
8 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.51%) Microservices
9 15 (13.51%) Service Design
10 14 (12.61%) Project Management
11 13 (11.71%) Asynchronous Programming
11 13 (11.71%) Progressive Web App
11 13 (11.71%) Software Architecture
12 11 (9.91%) User Stories
13 10 (9.01%) Agile Project Management
13 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.11%) Performance Testing
15 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 38 (34.23%) Java
3 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 20 (18.02%) Python
5 15 (13.51%) Java 8
6 13 (11.71%) ES6
7 9 (8.11%) SQL
8 8 (7.21%) C#
9 6 (5.41%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (61.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.72%) DBS Check
3 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.60%) GDPR
3 2 (1.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Ansible
2 5 (4.50%) Matomo
2 5 (4.50%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) Salt
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Google
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) NVIDIA
5 1 (0.90%) Zend