The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.16% 2.18% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.56% 15.00% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 32
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £205 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £366 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 220 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.01% 14.55% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 147
Average daily rate £338 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.76 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.05 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
Yorkshire

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 August 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 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 17 £320 +13.77% 9
Bradford +13 11 £294 +19.89% 2
Halifax -5 3 £300 +7.14% 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (38.20%) ISTQB
2 25 (28.09%) Software Testing
3 21 (23.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (22.47%) QA
4 20 (22.47%) Finance
5 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
5 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (19.10%) Banking
7 16 (17.98%) Selenium
7 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
8 15 (16.85%) Business Analysis
9 14 (15.73%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (15.73%) BDD
10 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.48%) WebDriver
11 12 (13.48%) Integration Testing
12 11 (12.36%) Degree
12 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
12 11 (12.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.24%) Ethernet
13 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
13 10 (11.24%) Java
13 10 (11.24%) TDD
13 10 (11.24%) VLAN
13 10 (11.24%) User Stories
14 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Ethernet
1 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
1 10 (11.24%) VLAN
2 6 (6.74%) DVB
3 5 (5.62%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) SAN
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Selenium
2 12 (13.48%) WebDriver
3 11 (12.36%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.99%) JIRA
4 8 (8.99%) SoapUI
4 8 (8.99%) JBehave
5 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.62%) RSpec
5 5 (5.62%) JMeter
6 4 (4.49%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 9 (10.11%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Analyst
2 34 (38.20%) Test Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Test Leader
4 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Tester
5 7 (7.87%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.62%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Web Tester
8 2 (2.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) .NET
1 6 (6.74%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) XML
2 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) IPTV
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.74%) Video on Demand
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.62%) STB
4 4 (4.49%) NHS
4 4 (4.49%) MPEG
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.25%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Software Testing
2 18 (20.22%) Test Scripting
2 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
4 15 (16.85%) Business Analysis
5 14 (15.73%) BDD
6 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.48%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.36%) Project Management
9 10 (11.24%) TDD
9 10 (11.24%) User Stories
10 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Scrum
12 6 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) ETL
12 6 (6.74%) Test Management
13 5 (5.62%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) Java
3 8 (8.99%) Python
3 8 (8.99%) Perl
3 8 (8.99%) PHP
3 8 (8.99%) C#
3 8 (8.99%) Tcl
3 8 (8.99%) Ruby
4 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.49%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) C
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) ISTQB
2 21 (23.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (12.36%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.37%) APMP
6 2 (2.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) BS25999
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) BS7799
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Remedy
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) BMC
5 2 (2.25%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) Splunk
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 - £370.00 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 4 days ago