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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 4.40% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 20.55% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Average daily rate £238 £294 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £456 £365
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
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
88 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.96% 21.41% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 22
Average daily rate £300 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +12.12%
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 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 3 £225 -41.93% 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Migration
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Informatica
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Statistics
4 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (42.11%) ETL
4 8 (42.11%) Data Quality
5 7 (36.84%) ERwin
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) ERwin
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Tester
2 9 (47.37%) Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) ETL Tester
4 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
3 8 (42.11%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
2 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Informatica
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) IBM