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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 78 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing ISEB 40 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.76% 2.69% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.47% 22.96% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 16
Average daily rate
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£280 £339 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.34% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £374 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
297 196 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.10% 11.72% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 119 93
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £15.56 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -13 33 £270 -21.16% 11
Bradford -17 7 £285 -18.57%
Halifax +1 1 £360 +20.00% 2
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.57%) Finance
4 22 (31.43%) Software Testing
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle
6 18 (25.71%) SOA
7 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 16 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 14 (20.00%) SOAP
9 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (18.57%) Change Control
10 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (17.14%) Test Management
11 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
11 12 (17.14%) RAD
11 12 (17.14%) SQL
11 12 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (17.14%) SDLC
12 11 (15.71%) QA
13 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
13 9 (12.86%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (11.43%) C#
14 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
14 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (11.43%) Web Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.43%) JMeter
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Analyst
2 22 (31.43%) Tester
2 22 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Tester
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Agile Tester
9 1 (1.43%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Testing Manager
9 1 (1.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.43%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) SOAP
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 6 (8.57%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) JSON
6 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.43%) NHS
2 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Solaris
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 18 (25.71%) SOA
4 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 15 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 13 (18.57%) Change Control
6 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Test Management
7 12 (17.14%) RAD
7 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
7 12 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (17.14%) SDLC
8 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.43%) Web Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Siebel
5 1 (1.43%) HP
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