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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 80 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 30 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 1.56% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.40% 10.37% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 18
Median daily rate £350 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £382 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -
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
242 241 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.70% 15.02% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 149 74
Median daily rate £423 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.51 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +6.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 28 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Selenium
4 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 12 (25.00%) Java
6 11 (22.92%) Finance
6 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.92%) BDD
6 11 (22.92%) SDLC
7 10 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (20.83%) QA
8 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Test Management
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) C#
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
10 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
11 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) JIRA
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
1 3 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) JMeter
7 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Online Betting
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) Behat
3 2 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) SignalR
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) CESG
2 3 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
3 11 (22.92%) BDD
3 11 (22.92%) SDLC
3 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Test Management
6 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Ruby
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) CISSP
4 3 (6.25%) CLAS
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle