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 September 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 88 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.76% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 11.73% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 27
Median daily rate £328 £299 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £389 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
255 341 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.57% 15.00% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 198 133
Median daily rate £360 £390 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.63 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 14 £325 +18.18% 8
Bradford +15 7 £288 +0.87% 1
Halifax +4 1 £328 +13.69% 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 27 (49.09%) ISTQB
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) Selenium
4 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
4 18 (32.73%) SDLC
5 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (21.82%) Java
7 12 (21.82%) JIRA
7 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.00%) QA
8 11 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 11 (20.00%) BDD
9 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
9 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 9 (16.36%) Test Management
10 9 (16.36%) Software Delivery
11 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
12 7 (12.73%) Project Management
12 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Scrum
12 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.91%) System Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.91%) Retail
13 6 (10.91%) .NET
13 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) NonStop SQL
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) JIRA
3 11 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
7 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.64%) Appium
8 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.64%) Maven
8 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.82%) Hudson
9 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.82%) JMeter
9 1 (1.82%) MSTest
9 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Analyst
2 29 (52.73%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Web Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) CESG
2 3 (5.45%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) SDLC
2 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.00%) BDD
5 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Software Delivery
6 9 (16.36%) Test Management
7 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.91%) System Testing
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) ITIL
10 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) PL/1
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) ISTQB
2 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) CISSP
4 3 (5.45%) CLAS
5 2 (3.64%) CBAP
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) IIBA
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) JDA
3 1 (1.82%) RedPrairie