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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 33 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 1.88% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.36% 13.97% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 10
Average daily rate
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£270 £343 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.16% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £295 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
247 136 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.77% 13.45% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 69
Average daily rate £385 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
4 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (29.17%) Finance
6 13 (27.08%) SOAP
6 13 (27.08%) SOA
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
6 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
6 13 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (25.00%) Test Management
8 11 (22.92%) Change Control
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
9 10 (20.83%) RAD
10 9 (18.75%) QA
11 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Web Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 5 (10.42%) JIRA
14 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (27.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
2 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Tester
2 19 (39.58%) Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) SOAP
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
3 15 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
4 13 (27.08%) SOA
5 12 (25.00%) Test Management
6 11 (22.92%) Change Control
7 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (20.83%) SDLC
7 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
7 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.83%) RAD
8 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Web Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.33%) System Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Siebel
4 1 (2.08%) HP
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