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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 2.38% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.39% 12.98% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 10
Median daily rate £325 £325 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £670 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +165.99%

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
155 262 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.09% 18.37% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 175 139
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 17 (77.27%) ISTQB
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (31.82%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
7 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
8 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 4 (18.18%) NHS
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
9 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
3 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Subversion
5 2 (9.09%) Appium
5 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Planner
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (36.36%) BDD
3 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) System Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) HP