The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 61 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.10% 2.68% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.53% 15.73% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 35
Average daily rate £316 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
529 426 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.18% 17.07% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 310 169
Average daily rate £388 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.85 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
West Yorkshire +2 44 £325 - 14
North Yorkshire 0 4 £288 -11.53% 6
South Yorkshire -22 4 £238 -19.14% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (43.57%) ISTQB
2 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.57%) Finance
4 36 (25.71%) SQL
5 35 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
7 26 (18.57%) Test Scripting
8 25 (17.86%) Oracle
9 24 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 20 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 19 (13.57%) Migration
12 19 (13.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (13.57%) SDLC
12 19 (13.57%) Test Management
13 17 (12.14%) Manual Testing
13 17 (12.14%) ETL
14 16 (11.43%) .NET
14 16 (11.43%) Load Testing
14 16 (11.43%) Selenium
14 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
15 14 (10.00%) Functional Testing
16 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (9.29%) Automation Testing
16 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
16 13 (9.29%) HP
16 13 (9.29%) Informatica
17 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
17 12 (8.57%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
2 3 (2.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.86%) GSM
1 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Selenium
2 10 (7.14%) ERwin
2 10 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 9 (6.43%) JIRA
4 8 (5.71%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.43%) Metasploit
8 2 (1.43%) Subversion
8 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) Appium
9 1 (0.71%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 40 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Retail
3 8 (5.71%) Legal
3 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (52.86%) Analyst
2 49 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 37 (26.43%) Tester
4 20 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 20 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 14 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 10 (7.14%) ETL Tester
6 10 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Web Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Web Test Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Test Data Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Web Tester
11 4 (2.86%) Agile Tester
11 4 (2.86%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.86%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) .NET
2 5 (3.57%) SOAP
3 4 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) REST
4 2 (1.43%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Statistics
2 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Android
3 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.57%) Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 26 (18.57%) Test Scripting
4 20 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 19 (13.57%) Migration
5 19 (13.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 19 (13.57%) SDLC
5 19 (13.57%) Test Management
6 17 (12.14%) ETL
6 17 (12.14%) Manual Testing
7 16 (11.43%) Load Testing
7 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 13 (9.29%) Automation Testing
9 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.57%) Performance Testing
10 12 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 11 (7.86%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) SQL
2 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.14%) Java
6 2 (1.43%) C
6 2 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (43.57%) ISTQB
2 24 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (5.00%) Degree
3 7 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.43%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.43%) IIBA
6 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) CBAP
7 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) Data Quality
1 11 (7.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.86%) Oracle
3 13 (9.29%) HP
3 13 (9.29%) Informatica
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos
4 1 (0.71%) IBM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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