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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% 1.95% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 12.68% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 24
Average daily rate
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£340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
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
126 142 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.28% 15.42% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 114
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.70 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 18 (35.29%) Selenium
1 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 15 (29.41%) BDD
3 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
4 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
4 13 (25.49%) QA
5 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
5 12 (23.53%) User Stories
5 12 (23.53%) Degree
5 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (21.57%) Java
7 10 (19.61%) C#
7 10 (19.61%) TDD
7 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
7 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
7 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
8 8 (15.69%) JBehave
8 8 (15.69%) VLAN
8 8 (15.69%) Ruby
8 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.69%) PHP
8 8 (15.69%) Ethernet
8 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
9 7 (13.73%) Linux
9 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.73%) JIRA
9 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) VLAN
1 8 (15.69%) Ethernet
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) DVB
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
3 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.69%) JBehave
5 7 (13.73%) JIRA
6 5 (9.80%) JMeter
6 5 (9.80%) RSpec
7 2 (3.92%) MSTest
7 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Video on Demand
1 6 (11.76%) IPTV
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) MPEG
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) STB
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 15 (29.41%) BDD
3 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
4 12 (23.53%) User Stories
4 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.73%) Project Management
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 6 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby
3 8 (15.69%) PHP
4 6 (11.76%) Tcl
4 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) C
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.53%) Degree
3 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.96%) BS7799
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Capita
2 1 (1.96%) Splunk
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