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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.90% 1.90% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.65 £18.88 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+104.68% -15.62%
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
96 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.62% 12.38% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £146 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Tester
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle