The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 26 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.87% 1.61% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 9.80% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £181 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -21.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £116 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £246 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.20% 16.45% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 25
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £44.30 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.56% +92.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 5 £331 +82.75% 3
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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