The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 82 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.78% 1.76% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.59% 12.90% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 31
Median daily rate £375 £280 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £388 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-59.55% +16.35%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
286 310 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.17% 13.67% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 191 120
Median daily rate £383 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.56 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 24 £350 +29.62% 8
Bradford +8 7 £288 +0.87% 1
Halifax +8 3 £423 +17.36%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 34 (53.13%) ISTQB
2 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) Selenium
4 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
5 18 (28.13%) SDLC
6 16 (25.00%) Finance
7 15 (23.44%) Java
7 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
7 15 (23.44%) BDD
8 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
8 14 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (18.75%) SoapUI
9 12 (18.75%) QA
9 12 (18.75%) JIRA
10 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (17.19%) C#
10 11 (17.19%) SQL
11 10 (15.63%) Scrum
11 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
11 10 (15.63%) Test Management
12 9 (14.06%) Functional Testing
12 9 (14.06%) Software Delivery
13 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (12.50%) Degree
13 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.38%) .NET
15 6 (9.38%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Selenium
2 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 12 (18.75%) JIRA
3 12 (18.75%) SoapUI
4 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) Appium
7 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
7 2 (3.13%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.56%) Hudson
8 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.56%) JMeter
8 1 (1.56%) MSTest
8 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Online Betting
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Analyst
2 30 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.69%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) Behat
4 2 (3.13%) REST
4 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.56%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) CESG
3 3 (4.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
3 18 (28.13%) SDLC
4 15 (23.44%) BDD
4 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
5 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Test Management
7 9 (14.06%) Functional Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Software Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.38%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (9.38%) Project Management
10 6 (9.38%) System Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) C#
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) PL/1
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) ISTQB
2 14 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) CISSP
4 3 (4.69%) CLAS
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CBAP
6 1 (1.56%) IIBA
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) HP
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) JDA
3 1 (1.56%) RedPrairie
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