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 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 46 65 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 2.58% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.17% 20.50% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £386 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
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
378 317 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.00% 12.56% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 194 157
Average daily rate £340 £365 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 May 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 27 May 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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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 -30 32 £308 +0.81% 19
South Yorkshire -11 9 £365 +53.68% 2
North Yorkshire 0 3 £283 +7.61% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Finance
3 38 (33.04%) ISTQB
4 29 (25.22%) SQL
5 28 (24.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 23 (20.00%) QA
8 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.52%) Business Analysis
9 19 (16.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (14.78%) Test Management
10 17 (14.78%) Test Scripting
10 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.17%) Waterfall
11 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (10.43%) XML
13 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
13 12 (10.43%) SOA
13 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
13 12 (10.43%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
14 11 (9.57%) Web Services
15 10 (8.70%) Project Management
15 10 (8.70%) .NET
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle
15 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.70%) System Testing
15 10 (8.70%) Test Strategy
16 9 (7.83%) Mobile App

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.87%) Agresso
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.09%) Selenium
3 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.74%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.87%) Calabash
6 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.87%) JMeter
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
2 9 (7.83%) Retail
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (75.65%) Analyst
2 52 (45.22%) Test Analyst
3 34 (29.57%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Tester
5 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Manual Tester
9 3 (2.61%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.61%) Web Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Software Asset Manager
10 2 (1.74%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.74%) QA Analyst
10 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (1.74%) Web Tester
10 2 (1.74%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) XML
2 11 (9.57%) Web Services
3 10 (8.70%) .NET
4 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.09%) CSS
5 5 (4.35%) HTML
6 3 (2.61%) WSDL
6 3 (2.61%) WCF
7 2 (1.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.87%) J2EE
8 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.48%) FMCG
4 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.61%) NHS
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) W3C
5 2 (1.74%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.74%) Life Science
6 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Android
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) UNIX
3 1 (0.87%) Solaris
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 19 (16.52%) Business Analysis
5 17 (14.78%) Test Management
5 17 (14.78%) Test Scripting
5 17 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.17%) Waterfall
7 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
7 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.43%) SOA
7 12 (10.43%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 10 (8.70%) System Testing
9 10 (8.70%) Project Management
10 9 (7.83%) Migration
10 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Web Testing
11 8 (6.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) SQL
2 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.96%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.96%) C#
4 2 (1.74%) Java
5 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) ISTQB
2 19 (16.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.61%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) Degree
8 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.74%) CBAP
9 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.87%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) HL7
2 1 (0.87%) FATCA
2 1 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) SAP
3 4 (3.48%) VMware
4 3 (2.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Siebel
6 1 (0.87%) HP
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