The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 42 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 2.61% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 12.77% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £225 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISEB
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.28% 20.43% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 16
Average daily rate £313 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £463 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Sheffield region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Sheffield region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Informatica
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Statistics
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
5 7 (38.89%) ERwin
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) ERwin
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) ETL Tester
4 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Statistics
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Informatica
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) IBM