The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.06% 0.84% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 7.32% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£344 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
ISEB
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 41 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.09% 11.48% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 45
Average daily rate £350 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.60 £22.69 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £21.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 4 £344 - 3
Doncaster - - - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) CBAP
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
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