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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.09% 0.26% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 1.67% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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 60 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.58% 15.38% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 33
Average daily rate £356 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +3.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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 19 September 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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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 +10 3 £350 - 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
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 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
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
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Python
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
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle