Period
to 18 October 2018

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 October 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 176 210
Rank change year-on-year -9 +34 +2
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 19 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.24% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 1.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £175 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -42.62% +22.00%
10th Percentile £163 £153 £160
90th Percentile £541 £268 £335
England median daily rate £375 £175 £278
% change year-on-year +114.29% -36.94% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.90% -19.44% +16.13%

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 714 615 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.49% 14.49% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 366 505
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.31% +9.22%
10th Percentile £252 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £553 £565
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.20 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -2.51% -7.11%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £33.23 £35.00 £24.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.31
% change year-on-year -5.66% +4.70% +12.49%

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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 October 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 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 -3 15 £450 +63.64% 6
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 7
East Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 9 (47.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (10.53%) Google

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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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Gatling
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) gulp
1 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) Sublime Text
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Code
1 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Database Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Category Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Scala Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Content Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Technician
4 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) LESS
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
1 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Sass
1 2 (10.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Contract Management
3 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
3 2 (10.53%) Microservices
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Groovy
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
1 2 (10.53%) Scala
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
3 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Grafana
1 2 (10.53%) Graphite
1 2 (10.53%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) VMware