Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 192 169
Rank change year-on-year +62 -23 +45
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 52 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.21% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.40% 2.23% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £235 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.45% +10.59% -36.57%
10th Percentile £120 £141 £161
90th Percentile £550 £569 £274
England median daily rate £438 £375 £170
% change year-on-year +16.67% +120.59% -41.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.86% -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.79 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.53% +29.59% -3.33%

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 553 716 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.92% 14.31% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 435 348
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.47% +2.69%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £263
90th Percentile £572 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +14.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.15 £40.00 £37.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.92
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.44% +8.80%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 18 July 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 - 41 £500 - 5
West Yorkshire +26 8 £375 +59.57% 7
East Yorkshire - 2 £168 - 1
North Yorkshire +5 1 £325 - 1
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 23 (44.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) Node.js
6 12 (23.08%) CSS
6 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) TDD
7 11 (21.15%) RESTful
7 11 (21.15%) Open Source
7 11 (21.15%) Puppet
7 11 (21.15%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) User Experience
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
8 10 (19.23%) DevOps
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (15.38%) Microservices
10 8 (15.38%) Docker
10 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 8 (15.38%) Java 8
11 7 (13.46%) CSS3
11 7 (13.46%) Sass
11 7 (13.46%) LESS
11 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
11 7 (13.46%) HTML5

DBS Check
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 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.92%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Flow
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.92%) PowerApps
3 1 (1.92%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Broadband
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
1 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.92%) Power BI
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) JUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Spock
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.92%) Gatling
5 1 (1.92%) GitLab
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.92%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) IT Support
3 8 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Database Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Content Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Cabling Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) Node.js
2 12 (23.08%) CSS
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) RESTful
4 7 (13.46%) CSS3
4 7 (13.46%) HTML5
4 7 (13.46%) LESS
4 7 (13.46%) Sass
5 6 (11.54%) JSON
5 6 (11.54%) Spring
5 6 (11.54%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.62%) React
6 5 (9.62%) Vue.js
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.92%) Express
8 1 (1.92%) FreeMarker
8 1 (1.92%) OAuth
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
3 1 (1.92%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Unix
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) TDD
3 11 (21.15%) Open Source
4 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (15.38%) Microservices
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.62%) Asynchronous Programming
7 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.62%) Progressive Web App
8 3 (5.77%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.77%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Java 8
4 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.62%) ES6
5 5 (9.62%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) CCSP
5 1 (1.92%) CCVP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Salt
4 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 2 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Dell
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Sonus
4 1 (1.92%) VMware