Period
to 15 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 146 185
Rank change year-on-year +68 +39 -8
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 20 34 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.40% 0.83% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 6.33% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 9
Median daily rate £540 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% - +114.29%
10th Percentile £474 £117 £140
90th Percentile £739 £563 £575
England median daily rate £500 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year -5.47% -0.62% +11.03%

DBS Check 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 278 537 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.50% 13.12% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 386 453
Median daily rate £495 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -2.35% +1.19%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £281
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 50
Median hourly rate £16.85 £18.00 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +3.39% -0.51%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £56.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year -2.78% +58.87% -21.86%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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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 DBS Check within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2020. 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 +61 14 £525 +40.00% 2
South Yorkshire +18 6 £638 +45.71% 5
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England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 18 (90.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Azure
4 12 (60.00%) AWS
4 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) Microservices
6 9 (45.00%) Java 8
6 9 (45.00%) Public Sector
7 8 (40.00%) Docker
7 8 (40.00%) Web Development
8 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (35.00%) Mockito
8 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
8 7 (35.00%) Web Design
8 7 (35.00%) Pair Programming
8 7 (35.00%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Unix
9 6 (30.00%) Mac OS X
9 6 (30.00%) BDD
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 4 (20.00%) Field Research
11 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (20.00%) Market Research

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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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (10.00%) InVision
1 2 (10.00%) Sketch
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) AWS
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) GCP
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Mockito
2 3 (15.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (45.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) User Researcher
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Digital
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Technical Operations
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (35.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Microservices
3 8 (40.00%) Web Development
4 7 (35.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) Web Design
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (20.00%) Field Research
7 4 (20.00%) Market Research
7 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (15.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) Java 8
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Salt
2 3 (15.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe