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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 57 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +38
Contract jobs citing ISEB 59 61 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.46% 2.69% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.90% 20.82% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 15
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
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
396 293 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.51% 12.94% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 164 131
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -37.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £17.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -21 28 £313 +4.16% 24
South Yorkshire +11 17 £294 -12.31% 3
North Yorkshire +9 8 £325 +26.21% 4
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (29.36%) ISTQB
4 29 (26.61%) Finance
5 27 (24.77%) SQL
6 25 (22.94%) Business Analysis
7 19 (17.43%) Migration
8 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
9 17 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (14.68%) Software Testing
10 16 (14.68%) Project Management
10 16 (14.68%) QA
11 15 (13.76%) Test Scripting
12 14 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
14 12 (11.01%) Test Management
14 12 (11.01%) Test Strategy
14 12 (11.01%) Web Services
14 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
15 11 (10.09%) XML
15 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.09%) Degree
15 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
16 10 (9.17%) Data Migration
16 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
16 10 (9.17%) .NET
16 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
16 10 (9.17%) CRM
16 10 (9.17%) SOA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Project
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.92%) Agresso
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.92%) VLAN
2 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
2 1 (0.92%) DVB
2 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
2 8 (7.34%) Selenium
2 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) MSTest
3 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.92%) Toad
5 1 (0.92%) Calabash
5 1 (0.92%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (26.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (79.82%) Analyst
2 50 (45.87%) Test Analyst
3 37 (33.94%) Business Analyst
4 19 (17.43%) Tester
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Tester
7 5 (4.59%) Web Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Web Tester
8 3 (2.75%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) Test Leader
9 2 (1.83%) CRM Analyst
9 2 (1.83%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (1.83%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 2 (1.83%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.83%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (1.83%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (1.83%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Web Services
2 11 (10.09%) XML
3 10 (9.17%) .NET
3 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.34%) SOAP
5 5 (4.59%) WSDL
5 5 (4.59%) HTML
5 5 (4.59%) CSS
6 3 (2.75%) WCF
7 1 (0.92%) WF
7 1 (0.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
4 3 (2.75%) W3C
4 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.83%) FMCG
5 2 (1.83%) Open Source
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) IPTV
6 1 (0.92%) PMI
6 1 (0.92%) MPEG
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Android
2 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.92%) UNIX
3 1 (0.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (22.94%) Business Analysis
4 19 (17.43%) Migration
5 17 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.68%) Software Testing
6 16 (14.68%) Project Management
7 15 (13.76%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
9 12 (11.01%) Test Management
9 12 (11.01%) Test Strategy
10 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Data Migration
11 10 (9.17%) CRM
11 10 (9.17%) SOA
12 9 (8.26%) System Testing
13 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
14 7 (6.42%) RAD
14 7 (6.42%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.42%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.77%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) C#
3 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.83%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) Tcl
6 1 (0.92%) C++
6 1 (0.92%) Perl
6 1 (0.92%) C
6 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) ISTQB
2 14 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (10.09%) Degree
4 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle
3 1 (0.92%) Kofax
3 1 (0.92%) HP
3 1 (0.92%) Apple
3 1 (0.92%) SAP
3 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
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Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago