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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 2.10% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.26% 18.44% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 19
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.55% +40.24%
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
231 179 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.14% 11.40% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 100 113
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -15 15 £300 +20.00% 14
Bradford -5 4 £350 +40.00% 3
Castleford - - - - 1
Ilkley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 27 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (26.39%) Software Testing
4 19 (26.39%) Business Analysis
5 15 (20.83%) Finance
6 13 (18.06%) SQL
6 13 (18.06%) QA
6 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.67%) Project Management
8 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.28%) Test Management
9 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.89%) Degree
10 9 (12.50%) .NET
10 9 (12.50%) Web Services
10 9 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Selenium
11 8 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.11%) Banking
12 7 (9.72%) Migration
12 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
12 7 (9.72%) C#
12 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (8.33%) BDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VLAN
1 2 (2.78%) DVB
1 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) IGMP
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Selenium
2 8 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.94%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.56%) MSTest
4 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Toad
5 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.39%) JBehave
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (73.61%) Analyst
2 34 (47.22%) Test Analyst
3 19 (26.39%) Business Analyst
4 16 (22.22%) Tester
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Web Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Web Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.78%) Systems Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) SOAP
4 5 (6.94%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) WCF
5 2 (2.78%) WSDL
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) STB
3 3 (4.17%) IPTV
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) MPEG
5 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (26.39%) Software Testing
3 19 (26.39%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (16.67%) Project Management
5 11 (15.28%) Test Management
6 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) BDD
9 6 (8.33%) SOA
9 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Scrum
10 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.94%) RAD
10 5 (6.94%) Change Control
10 5 (6.94%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.94%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) C
4 2 (2.78%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) Tcl
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (13.89%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Remedy
4 1 (1.39%) Capita
4 1 (1.39%) Kofax
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
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