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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 83 87 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.24% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 8.33% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 17
Median daily rate £334 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
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
243 228 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.40% 14.92% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 151 79
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 30 (61.22%) ISTQB
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Selenium
4 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
6 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Java
7 8 (16.33%) Degree
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Test Management
7 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) QA
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) .NET
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) HP

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 (2.04%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
1 3 (6.12%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.16%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.16%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.04%) Toad
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Online Betting
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
4 4 (8.16%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.08%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) OAT Tester
6 2 (4.08%) PMO Planner
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Agile Tester
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.08%) Behat
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) SignalR
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) CESG
2 3 (6.12%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Test Management
5 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (12.24%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Load Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) C#
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
4 3 (6.12%) CLAS
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CBAP
6 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
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