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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 82 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 46 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.77% 1.81% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 16.46% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.55% +40.24%
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
368 243 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.15% 10.99% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 138 180
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.69 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.66% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.69 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -14 27 £334 +33.50% 19
North Yorkshire +7 10 £325 +38.29% 8
South Yorkshire 0 6 £369 +104.86% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 33 (34.74%) ISTQB
2 28 (29.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (28.42%) Business Analysis
4 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (26.32%) Finance
6 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 19 (20.00%) SQL
7 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
8 17 (17.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.79%) Migration
11 14 (14.74%) Project Management
11 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.74%) QA
12 13 (13.68%) Degree
13 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
14 11 (11.58%) Selenium
14 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
15 10 (10.53%) Test Management
15 10 (10.53%) .NET
16 9 (9.47%) Web Services
16 9 (9.47%) Banking
16 9 (9.47%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (9.47%) Integration Testing
16 9 (9.47%) Test Strategy
17 8 (8.42%) Manual Testing
17 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
17 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) WAN
2 1 (1.05%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.05%) DVB
2 1 (1.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) IGMP
2 1 (1.05%) VLAN
2 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.05%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Selenium
2 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.21%) MSTest
5 2 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.05%) JBehave
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.16%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (77.89%) Analyst
2 42 (44.21%) Test Analyst
3 31 (32.63%) Business Analyst
4 17 (17.89%) Tester
5 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Web Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Web Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.11%) Systems Tester
10 2 (2.11%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Functional Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Change Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.11%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) Web Services
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.32%) SOAP
5 5 (5.26%) XML
6 4 (4.21%) CSS
7 3 (3.16%) HTML
8 2 (2.11%) WSDL
8 2 (2.11%) WCF
9 1 (1.05%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.16%) W3C
4 3 (3.16%) STB
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) IPTV
5 2 (2.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) MPEG
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.16%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (28.42%) Business Analysis
3 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
6 15 (15.79%) Migration
7 14 (14.74%) Project Management
8 12 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.58%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.53%) Test Management
11 9 (9.47%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.47%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.42%) Manual Testing
13 6 (6.32%) Scrum
13 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.32%) SOA
13 6 (6.32%) BDD
13 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.32%) System Testing
13 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) C#
3 4 (4.21%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.05%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Tcl
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby
5 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (34.74%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (13.68%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.05%) CBAP
6 1 (1.05%) APMP
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Remedy
4 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Kofax
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