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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 45 26 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.69% 1.66% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.96% 12.44% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 42
Average daily rate
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£339 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £373 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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
196 209 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.73% 13.31% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 94 143
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 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 27 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
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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 19 £343 +6.61% 3
Bradford +11 13 £350 +23.89%
Halifax -5 3 £300 -14.89%
Wakefield - - - - 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 40 (41.24%) ISTQB
2 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
3 23 (23.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (23.71%) Finance
4 22 (22.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (21.65%) QA
6 20 (20.62%) Selenium
7 18 (18.56%) Test Automation
7 18 (18.56%) Business Analysis
8 17 (17.53%) Banking
8 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (17.53%) Test Scripting
9 16 (16.49%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (16.49%) BDD
10 14 (14.43%) Degree
11 13 (13.40%) Integration Testing
11 13 (13.40%) Project Management
11 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.37%) C#
12 12 (12.37%) SQL
12 12 (12.37%) SoapUI
12 12 (12.37%) User Stories
13 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
13 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
13 11 (11.34%) WebDriver
13 11 (11.34%) Java
14 10 (10.31%) TDD
14 10 (10.31%) Automated Testing
14 10 (10.31%) Test Management
15 9 (9.28%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Ethernet
1 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
1 9 (9.28%) VLAN
2 7 (7.22%) DVB
3 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) IGMP
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Selenium
2 12 (12.37%) SoapUI
3 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.34%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.25%) JBehave
5 6 (6.19%) JIRA
6 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.15%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.12%) JMeter
7 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.12%) RSpec
7 4 (4.12%) MSTest
8 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 23 (23.71%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Analyst
2 38 (39.18%) Test Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Tester
4 14 (14.43%) Test Leader
5 7 (7.22%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.15%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Web Tester
7 3 (3.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) Web Services
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.12%) SOAP
3 4 (4.12%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) WCF
5 1 (1.03%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) IPTV
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.22%) Video on Demand
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) STB
4 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.15%) MPEG
4 5 (5.15%) NHS
5 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.03%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.03%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) GIS
7 1 (1.03%) PMI
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.09%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.06%) Windows
5 1 (1.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
2 23 (23.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (18.56%) Test Automation
3 18 (18.56%) Business Analysis
4 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (17.53%) Test Scripting
5 16 (16.49%) BDD
6 13 (13.40%) Integration Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.40%) Project Management
7 12 (12.37%) User Stories
8 11 (11.34%) Test Strategy
9 10 (10.31%) Test Management
9 10 (10.31%) TDD
9 10 (10.31%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Scrum
12 6 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (6.19%) Manual Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) C#
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) Java
3 8 (8.25%) PHP
3 8 (8.25%) Ruby
4 7 (7.22%) Tcl
4 7 (7.22%) Perl
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) C
6 5 (5.15%) C++
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) ISTQB
2 22 (22.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (14.43%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.09%) APMP
6 2 (2.06%) CISSP
6 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) BS7799
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) BS25999
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) Remedy
4 3 (3.09%) BMC
5 2 (2.06%) Capita
6 1 (1.03%) Splunk
6 1 (1.03%) Kofax
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
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