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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.00% 1.13% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.42% 8.33% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 29
Average daily rate
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£345 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
149 120 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.87% 13.51% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 103
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
4 13 (31.71%) QA
4 13 (31.71%) Selenium
5 12 (29.27%) Degree
5 12 (29.27%) User Stories
6 11 (26.83%) Java
6 11 (26.83%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
6 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
7 10 (24.39%) SoapUI
7 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
7 10 (24.39%) C#
7 10 (24.39%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) PHP
8 8 (19.51%) JBehave
8 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
8 8 (19.51%) Ruby
9 7 (17.07%) Project Management
9 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
10 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
10 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) DVB
1 4 (9.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
2 10 (24.39%) SoapUI
3 8 (19.51%) JBehave
3 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Tester
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) IPTV
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Video on Demand
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) MPEG
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) STB
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) User Stories
5 11 (26.83%) BDD
5 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
6 10 (24.39%) TDD
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Test Management
10 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (9.76%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 8 (19.51%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) C
4 4 (9.76%) Tcl
4 4 (9.76%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Capita
2 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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