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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing ISEB 54 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.00% 1.74% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.68% 12.92% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 27
Average daily rate £323 £318 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% +5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £189 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £363 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 178 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.65% 13.43% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 121
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.29 £12.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 31 £350 +8.52% 10
Halifax +4 9 £315 - 3
Bradford +2 5 £550 +66.66% 1
Wakefield - 1 - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (34.65%) Software Testing
2 34 (33.66%) ISTQB
3 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (21.78%) Test Scripting
3 22 (21.78%) Finance
4 21 (20.79%) SQL
5 20 (19.80%) Banking
6 19 (18.81%) Retail
7 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
8 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.84%) Project Management
9 14 (13.86%) Test Strategy
10 13 (12.87%) QA
10 13 (12.87%) .NET
11 12 (11.88%) Oracle
12 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
12 11 (10.89%) Selenium
13 10 (9.90%) Test Management
13 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
14 9 (8.91%) Python
15 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
15 8 (7.92%) ETL
15 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
15 8 (7.92%) ISEB Practitioner
15 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
15 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
15 8 (7.92%) Retail Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) nginx
4 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) VLAN
1 7 (6.93%) Ethernet
1 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.95%) LAN
2 5 (4.95%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) DVB
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Selenium
2 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
2 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 5 (4.95%) RSpec
3 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) JMeter
4 4 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.98%) JBehave
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.99%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Banking
3 19 (18.81%) Retail
4 8 (7.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 3 (2.97%) Publishing
6 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (59.41%) Analyst
2 52 (51.49%) Test Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Test Manager
4 12 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.93%) Tester
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Business Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) QA Manager
10 2 (1.98%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (1.98%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.98%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) Web Services
3 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.99%) WCF
5 1 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.94%) NHS
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) AS400
5 2 (1.98%) IPTV
5 2 (1.98%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.96%) Android
2 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.98%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Software Testing
2 22 (21.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (21.78%) Test Scripting
3 16 (15.84%) Test Automation
3 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.84%) Project Management
4 14 (13.86%) Test Strategy
5 10 (9.90%) Test Management
5 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) ETL
7 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
7 8 (7.92%) BDD
7 8 (7.92%) User Stories
8 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.93%) Service Management
8 7 (6.93%) Scrum
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) SQL
2 9 (8.91%) Python
3 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.95%) Tcl
4 5 (4.95%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) Perl
5 4 (3.96%) Java
6 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.98%) Ruby
7 2 (1.98%) RPG
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) ISTQB
2 8 (7.92%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.97%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.98%) CISSP
5 2 (1.98%) APMP
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) BS25999
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco
3 2 (1.98%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) Remedy
4 1 (0.99%) BMC
4 1 (0.99%) HP
Halifax, West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago