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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 77 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 1.92% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 9.45% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 9
Median daily rate £288 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £264 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £655 £450
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 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+77.78% +29.36%
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
154 328 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.58% 20.31% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 220 138
Median daily rate £418 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 22 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Selenium
4 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (30.00%) JIRA
6 9 (30.00%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) BDD
8 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Test Management
10 5 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.33%) System Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Subversion
11 4 (13.33%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 3 (10.00%) XML
12 3 (10.00%) HTML
12 3 (10.00%) CRM
12 3 (10.00%) Scrum

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 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) Appium
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) CESG
2 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (33.33%) SDLC
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) BDD
5 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CLAS
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle