The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 91 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 2.36% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.57% 19.86% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 7
Average daily rate
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£273 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -21.81%
ISEB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
185 146 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.16% 11.90% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 94 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Leeds region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Leeds region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Test Management
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Web Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.14%) Change Control
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.29%) Coaching
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.29%) QA
9 5 (14.29%) RAD
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.43%) Banking
10 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.43%) Change Management
10 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) JIRA
11 3 (8.57%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Manager
4 7 (20.00%) Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) CRM Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.86%) UAT Manager
9 1 (2.86%) OAT Manager
9 1 (2.86%) CRM Programme Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Testing Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.86%) WSDL
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Solaris
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Test Management
3 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Web Testing
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.14%) Change Control
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Coaching
7 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.29%) RAD
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) R
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel
4 1 (2.86%) HP