The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 65 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.52% 1.65% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.44% 11.15% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 32
Average daily rate £320 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £407 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +33.33%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
318 305 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.32% 14.76% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 144 192
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £175.00 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Yorkshire region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Yorkshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +14 56 £330 +3.93% 4
North Yorkshire -10 3 £211 -32.40% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £200 - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (32.26%) Software Testing
2 39 (31.45%) ISTQB
3 34 (27.42%) Finance
4 27 (21.77%) SQL
4 27 (21.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
6 24 (19.35%) Banking
7 22 (17.74%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (16.13%) Retail
9 19 (15.32%) Project Management
9 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (13.71%) Test Strategy
10 17 (13.71%) .NET
11 16 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.90%) Business Analysis
12 14 (11.29%) Oracle
12 14 (11.29%) QA
13 13 (10.48%) Test Management
13 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
13 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
14 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.87%) Python
15 11 (8.87%) User Stories
15 11 (8.87%) Selenium
16 10 (8.06%) Change Management
17 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
17 9 (7.26%) Workflow
17 9 (7.26%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (7.26%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.61%) nginx
3 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Ethernet
1 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.65%) VLAN
2 5 (4.03%) LAN
2 5 (4.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) DVB
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Selenium
2 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
2 6 (4.84%) JIRA
2 6 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.03%) JMeter
3 5 (4.03%) RSpec
3 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.61%) JBehave
5 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.61%) MSTest
5 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 24 (19.35%) Banking
3 20 (16.13%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Publishing
5 3 (2.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (61.29%) Analyst
2 61 (49.19%) Test Analyst
3 19 (15.32%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) Test Manager
5 13 (10.48%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.45%) Tester
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) Business Test Analyst
8 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (3.23%) Administrator
8 4 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (1.61%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (1.61%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.61%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (1.61%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) .NET
2 8 (6.45%) Web Services
3 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) WCF
5 1 (0.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.84%) NHS
3 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.42%) AS400
5 2 (1.61%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) IPTV
5 2 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
1 7 (5.65%) Android
2 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.23%) Windows
3 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) Software Testing
2 27 (21.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
4 19 (15.32%) Project Management
4 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.71%) Test Strategy
6 16 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 13 (10.48%) Test Management
7 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (8.87%) User Stories
10 10 (8.06%) Change Management
11 9 (7.26%) Workflow
11 9 (7.26%) Automated Testing
11 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.45%) BDD
12 8 (6.45%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.45%) ETL
12 8 (6.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.77%) SQL
2 11 (8.87%) Python
3 7 (5.65%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.03%) Tcl
4 5 (4.03%) C#
4 5 (4.03%) Java
4 5 (4.03%) Perl
5 3 (2.42%) RPG
5 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Ruby
6 2 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (6.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.42%) PMP
6 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.61%) APMP
7 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.81%) CCA
8 1 (0.81%) HNC
8 1 (0.81%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) BS7799
3 1 (0.81%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) Oracle
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.42%) BMC
3 3 (2.42%) Remedy
4 2 (1.61%) Splunk
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco
4 2 (1.61%) HP
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