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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 87 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 31 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.43% 2.18% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 22.02% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 22
Average daily rate
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£295 £320 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +147.49%
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
277 168 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.80% 9.91% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 103 100
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £16.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 -17 24 £275 -14.06% 9
Bradford -15 5 - -
Halifax +2 2 £383 +27.50% 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 31 (46.27%) ISTQB
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.81%) Software Testing
4 24 (35.82%) Finance
5 18 (26.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (25.37%) Oracle
6 17 (25.37%) SOA
7 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.39%) Waterfall
9 14 (20.90%) Change Control
10 13 (19.40%) RAD
10 13 (19.40%) QA
10 13 (19.40%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (19.40%) SDLC
11 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
12 11 (16.42%) Test Management
12 11 (16.42%) SoapUI
12 11 (16.42%) SQL
12 11 (16.42%) SOAP
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
14 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
15 7 (10.45%) Banking
15 7 (10.45%) Retail
15 7 (10.45%) Web Testing
15 7 (10.45%) C#

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (16.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) SoapUI
2 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Selenium
5 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.49%) JMeter
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Test Analyst
3 19 (28.36%) Tester
4 14 (20.90%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) SAP Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Software Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Software Asset Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 1 (1.49%) Business Manager
11 1 (1.49%) QA Analyst
11 1 (1.49%) UAT Analyst
11 1 (1.49%) Change Analyst
11 1 (1.49%) QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.49%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) SOAP
2 7 (10.45%) .NET
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) XML
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Solaris
1 3 (4.48%) Android
1 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) Software Testing
3 17 (25.37%) SOA
4 15 (22.39%) Waterfall
5 14 (20.90%) Change Control
6 13 (19.40%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (19.40%) SDLC
6 13 (19.40%) RAD
7 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.42%) Test Management
9 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
9 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) Web Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.97%) System Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) ISTQB
2 18 (26.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) HL7
2 1 (1.49%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Siebel
6 1 (1.49%) HP
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