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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 77 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 2.59% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 22.90% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 10
Average daily rate
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£336 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £298 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £376 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.24% -25.41%
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
159 131 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.30% 11.32% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
2 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
3 13 (41.94%) Test Management
4 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 6 (19.35%) Change Control
8 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) RAD
8 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Banking
9 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 5 (16.13%) Coaching
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) Retail
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) JIRA
11 3 (9.68%) VMware
11 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.68%) SAP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Software Asset Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
8 1 (3.23%) CRM Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) CRM Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) SOAP
1 2 (6.45%) WSDL
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
3 13 (41.94%) Test Management
4 9 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Change Control
5 6 (19.35%) RAD
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.68%) System Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
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