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 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 83 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 24 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.67% 2.03% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.37% 12.88% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 16
Median daily rate £350 £275 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £388 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
211 264 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.71% 15.75% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 161 86
Median daily rate £399 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 28 (60.87%) ISTQB
2 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Selenium
3 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) QA
5 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
5 12 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (23.91%) BDD
6 11 (23.91%) SDLC
6 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Test Management
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
8 9 (19.57%) Software Delivery
8 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
9 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
9 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
9 8 (17.39%) JIRA
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Degree
10 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
11 6 (13.04%) System Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.87%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (2.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Selenium
2 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.39%) JIRA
4 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) Appium
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Online Betting
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Analyst
2 21 (45.65%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) UAT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) Behat
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) CESG
2 3 (6.52%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Software Testing
3 11 (23.91%) BDD
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
3 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Test Management
5 9 (19.57%) Software Delivery
5 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) System Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.87%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) ISTQB
2 12 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) CLAS
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
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