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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 99 59
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs citing ISEB 45 21 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.86% 0.96% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.11% 7.53% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 47
Average daily rate
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£345 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £300 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
319 279 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.16% 12.77% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 144 204
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.42 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
West Yorkshire +27 38 £340 +36.00% 12
South Yorkshire +11 4 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 3 £475 +102.12% 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (36.27%) ISTQB
2 28 (27.45%) Software Testing
3 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.51%) Finance
4 25 (24.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (23.53%) QA
5 24 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 21 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (15.69%) Banking
8 16 (15.69%) Selenium
8 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
9 15 (14.71%) Degree
9 15 (14.71%) SQL
10 14 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (12.75%) BDD
11 13 (12.75%) User Stories
11 13 (12.75%) Project Management
12 12 (11.76%) C#
12 12 (11.76%) SoapUI
12 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.78%) Test Management
13 11 (10.78%) Cucumber
13 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.78%) Java
14 10 (9.80%) .NET
14 10 (9.80%) TDD
15 9 (8.82%) Web Services
15 9 (8.82%) SharePoint

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) VLAN
1 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.90%) DVB
2 1 (0.98%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.98%) IGMP
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
2 1 (0.98%) GSM
2 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.98%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Selenium
2 12 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 11 (10.78%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.84%) JBehave
4 8 (7.84%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.92%) MSTest
7 3 (2.94%) JIRA
8 2 (1.96%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
3 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (64.71%) Analyst
2 43 (42.16%) Test Analyst
3 22 (21.57%) Business Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Tester
5 8 (7.84%) Automation Tester
5 8 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Web Tester
8 3 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) QA Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Web Analyst
9 2 (1.96%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.96%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.96%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) .NET
2 9 (8.82%) Web Services
3 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.90%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) WCF
7 1 (0.98%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) IPTV
4 5 (4.90%) Video on Demand
4 5 (4.90%) STB
4 5 (4.90%) MPEG
4 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.92%) NHS
5 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.98%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) GIS
8 1 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Android
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
5 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Software Testing
2 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
7 13 (12.75%) BDD
7 13 (12.75%) User Stories
7 13 (12.75%) Project Management
8 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.78%) Test Management
9 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.80%) TDD
11 7 (6.86%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.86%) Functional Testing
11 7 (6.86%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.86%) Scrum
12 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) C#
3 11 (10.78%) Java
4 8 (7.84%) PHP
4 8 (7.84%) Ruby
5 5 (4.90%) Tcl
5 5 (4.90%) Python
5 5 (4.90%) C
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
5 5 (4.90%) C++
6 2 (1.96%) VBScript
6 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (36.27%) ISTQB
2 21 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (14.71%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.94%) APMP
6 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) CBAP
7 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.90%) Remedy
4 3 (2.94%) BMC
5 2 (1.96%) Capita
6 1 (0.98%) Splunk
6 1 (0.98%) Kofax
6 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago