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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 74 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing ISEB 35 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.07% 1.35% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.42% 11.98% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 34
Average daily rate
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£345 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £243 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £342 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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
227 167 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.44% 11.25% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 84 131
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £14.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 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 23 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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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 +5 21 £345 +38.00% 13
Bradford 0 7 £350 +40.00% 1
Halifax -6 1 £380 +34.51% 1
Wakefield - - - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 30 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
4 21 (28.00%) QA
4 21 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis
5 17 (22.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (18.67%) Selenium
7 13 (17.33%) Integration Testing
7 13 (17.33%) Finance
8 12 (16.00%) Degree
9 11 (14.67%) C#
9 11 (14.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
9 11 (14.67%) BDD
9 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
10 10 (13.33%) Test Management
10 10 (13.33%) User Stories
10 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
10 10 (13.33%) Project Management
11 9 (12.00%) Java
11 9 (12.00%) .NET
11 9 (12.00%) Web Services
11 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (10.67%) TDD
12 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.67%) DVB
1 5 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) IGMP
2 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Selenium
2 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
3 9 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.00%) JBehave
4 6 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.33%) MSTest
6 4 (5.33%) JIRA
6 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Toad
7 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (61.33%) Analyst
2 31 (41.33%) Test Analyst
3 19 (25.33%) Tester
4 15 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Web Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Web Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Test Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
1 9 (12.00%) Web Services
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.67%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) WSDL
5 1 (1.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) IPTV
2 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.67%) MPEG
3 5 (6.67%) STB
3 5 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.00%) NHS
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Software Testing
3 21 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (22.67%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.33%) Integration Testing
6 11 (14.67%) Test Scripting
6 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.67%) BDD
7 10 (13.33%) Test Management
7 10 (13.33%) User Stories
7 10 (13.33%) Project Management
8 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.67%) TDD
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.00%) Migration
11 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
12 5 (6.67%) SOA
12 5 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) C#
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) Ruby
4 6 (8.00%) PHP
5 5 (6.67%) C++
5 5 (6.67%) C
5 5 (6.67%) Perl
5 5 (6.67%) Tcl
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 17 (22.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) APMP
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Capita
3 2 (2.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Kofax
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago