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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 1.36% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 9.63% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Median daily rate £325 £260 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.65 £19.94 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+93.80% -10.88%
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
232 187 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.39% 14.11% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 122 83
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 31 (63.27%) ISTQB
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Selenium
4 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
5 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.41%) Load Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Finance
5 10 (20.41%) .NET
6 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.33%) Java
7 8 (16.33%) Degree
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) HP UFT
8 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Test Management
10 5 (10.20%) JIRA
10 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
10 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
10 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
10 5 (10.20%) TDD
10 5 (10.20%) Publishing
10 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.20%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
5 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) Appium
6 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Publishing
3 3 (6.12%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Online Betting
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 19 (38.78%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Web Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Web Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Commercial Director
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Behat
2 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
3 10 (20.41%) Load Testing
3 10 (20.41%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.33%) BDD
6 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Test Management
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (10.20%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CBAP
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft