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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 38 16 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.38% 1.09% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.36% 9.30% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 36
Average daily rate
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£343 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+92.35% -43.85%
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
207 172 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.94% 11.75% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 80 130
Average daily rate £338 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £101.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 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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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 +11 20 £345 +38.00% 7
Bradford +2 9 £350 +35.92%
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (38.27%) ISTQB
2 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) Software Testing
3 22 (27.16%) QA
3 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 18 (22.22%) Finance
5 16 (19.75%) Selenium
5 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (17.28%) Degree
7 13 (16.05%) Integration Testing
7 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.05%) BDD
7 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.05%) Project Management
8 12 (14.81%) C#
8 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
8 12 (14.81%) User Stories
9 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (13.58%) Java
9 11 (13.58%) Banking
10 10 (12.35%) TDD
10 10 (12.35%) SQL
10 10 (12.35%) Test Management
11 9 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 9 (11.11%) Web Services
12 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
12 8 (9.88%) PHP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) VLAN
1 5 (6.17%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.17%) DVB
2 1 (1.23%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.23%) IGMP
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Selenium
2 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.88%) JBehave
4 8 (9.88%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (4.94%) MSTest
6 4 (4.94%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Analyst
2 30 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Tester
4 15 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Automation Tester
5 8 (9.88%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.17%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.70%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.47%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Web Services
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
3 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) SOAP
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) IPTV
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Video on Demand
3 5 (6.17%) STB
3 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.17%) MPEG
4 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Software Testing
2 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 13 (16.05%) Integration Testing
4 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
4 13 (16.05%) BDD
4 13 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.05%) Project Management
5 12 (14.81%) User Stories
6 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.35%) TDD
7 10 (12.35%) Test Management
8 9 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Scrum
10 6 (7.41%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
11 5 (6.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) C#
2 11 (13.58%) Java
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
4 8 (9.88%) Ruby
5 5 (6.17%) Tcl
5 5 (6.17%) C
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 5 (6.17%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) ISTQB
2 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (17.28%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.70%) APMP
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.16%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Remedy
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) BMC
5 2 (2.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Kofax
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
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