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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 38 17 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.30% 1.17% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.54% 9.19% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 36
Average daily rate
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£340 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £236 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £315 £400
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 185 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.41% 12.72% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 84 133
Average daily rate £335 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £101.75 £41.50
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 West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Leeds +8 20 £345 +38.00% 9
Bradford -1 9 £350 +35.92%
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 34 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 25 (29.76%) Software Testing
3 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.19%) QA
5 21 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (25.00%) Finance
6 19 (22.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 16 (19.05%) Selenium
9 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.67%) Banking
10 14 (16.67%) Degree
10 14 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (15.48%) BDD
11 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.48%) Project Management
12 12 (14.29%) C#
12 12 (14.29%) Integration Testing
12 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
12 12 (14.29%) User Stories
13 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
13 11 (13.10%) Java
14 10 (11.90%) SQL
14 10 (11.90%) TDD
15 9 (10.71%) Web Services
15 9 (10.71%) Test Management
16 8 (9.52%) JBehave
16 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
16 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.95%) DVB
1 5 (5.95%) VLAN
2 1 (1.19%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.19%) IGMP
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.52%) JBehave
4 8 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.76%) MSTest
6 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.57%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Analyst
2 33 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Tester
4 16 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Web Tester
7 3 (3.57%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
2 8 (9.52%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.76%) SOAP
4 4 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (1.19%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) IPTV
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Video on Demand
3 5 (5.95%) STB
3 5 (5.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.95%) MPEG
4 4 (4.76%) NHS
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.19%) iPhone
6 1 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Software Testing
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 15 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 13 (15.48%) BDD
7 13 (15.48%) Test Scripting
7 13 (15.48%) Project Management
8 12 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 12 (14.29%) User Stories
9 10 (11.90%) TDD
10 9 (10.71%) Test Management
11 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
12 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Scrum
13 5 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) C#
2 11 (13.10%) Java
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 8 (9.52%) PHP
4 8 (9.52%) Ruby
5 5 (5.95%) C
5 5 (5.95%) Tcl
5 5 (5.95%) Perl
5 5 (5.95%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 19 (22.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.57%) APMP
6 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.19%) CISSP
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.19%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) Remedy
3 3 (3.57%) BMC
4 2 (2.38%) Capita
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Kofax
5 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago