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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 94 73 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 53 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.67% 1.96% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.52% 16.26% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 19
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£295 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
460 289 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.51% 12.03% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 181 147
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 25
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -29 42 £293 -13.97% 12
South Yorkshire -13 5 £325 +8.33% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £288 - 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 38 (39.58%) Finance
3 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (28.13%) Software Testing
5 23 (23.96%) Oracle
6 22 (22.92%) Business Analysis
7 19 (19.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (18.75%) SOA
9 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
9 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
9 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
12 14 (14.58%) SOAP
12 14 (14.58%) SQL
12 14 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (14.58%) SoapUI
12 14 (14.58%) Test Management
13 13 (13.54%) Change Control
13 13 (13.54%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.50%) RAD
14 12 (12.50%) SDLC
15 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
15 11 (11.46%) .NET
15 11 (11.46%) QA
16 10 (10.42%) C#
17 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
17 9 (9.38%) Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) SoapUI
2 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Selenium
4 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) NUnit
General
1 38 (39.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 29 (30.21%) Business Analyst
4 24 (25.00%) Tester
5 9 (9.38%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) SAP Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) SOAP
2 11 (11.46%) .NET
3 6 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.04%) J2EE
6 1 (1.04%) JSON
6 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
4 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.04%) FMCG
4 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Solaris
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.13%) Software Testing
3 22 (22.92%) Business Analysis
4 19 (19.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (18.75%) SOA
6 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
6 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
7 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 14 (14.58%) Test Management
9 13 (13.54%) Change Control
9 13 (13.54%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (13.54%) E-Commerce
10 12 (12.50%) RAD
10 12 (12.50%) SDLC
11 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
12 9 (9.38%) Test Strategy
12 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.33%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.33%) Web Testing
13 8 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) C#
3 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.17%) Java
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 2 (2.08%) CBAP
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) HL7
2 1 (1.04%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) Cognos
5 1 (1.04%) Siebel
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
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