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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 80 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs citing ISEB 23 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.12% 2.19% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.16% 15.94% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 40
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.65 £18.88 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+104.68% -15.62%
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
282 276 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.74% 13.72% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 174 139
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £18.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -12 17 £331 +16.22% 7
Bradford +15 5 £325 +5.69% 2
Halifax +3 3 £405 +13.28%
Bingley - 1 £425 -
Keighley - 1 £425 -
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 19 (27.94%) Selenium
4 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
5 13 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.12%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.18%) Load Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
6 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (14.71%) Degree
7 10 (14.71%) .NET
7 10 (14.71%) SQL
8 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
8 9 (13.24%) BDD
9 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Test Management
9 8 (11.76%) Java
9 8 (11.76%) HP
9 8 (11.76%) HP UFT
10 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
10 7 (10.29%) Scrum
10 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
11 6 (8.82%) TDD
11 6 (8.82%) JIRA
11 6 (8.82%) Windows
11 6 (8.82%) C#
11 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.41%) GSM
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Selenium
2 8 (11.76%) HP UFT
3 7 (10.29%) LoadRunner
4 6 (8.82%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
7 2 (2.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (1.47%) Appium
8 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.47%) JMeter
8 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Publishing
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Online Betting
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Tester
5 11 (16.18%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Web Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Commercial Director
10 3 (4.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) SOAP
3 2 (2.94%) Behat
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) RESTful
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Android
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
3 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.12%) Waterfall
4 11 (16.18%) Load Testing
4 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
5 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Test Management
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (8.82%) SDLC
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
8 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.35%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Automation Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) PHP
5 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) PL/1
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (14.71%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) CBAP
6 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
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