The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 49 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 2.19% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.37% 14.98% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 36
Average daily rate
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£311 £251 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.25% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
253 307 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.79% 14.63% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 149 200
Average daily rate £345 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £34.65 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.26% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.83 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.93 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 40 £313 +17.92% 11
South Yorkshire 0 8 £294 +62.06% 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 £293 +18.66% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (34.26%) ISTQB
2 28 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 26 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (23.15%) Finance
5 24 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (20.37%) QA
6 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.44%) SQL
8 19 (17.59%) Banking
9 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 17 (15.74%) Business Analysis
11 16 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (14.81%) Selenium
12 15 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (13.89%) Project Management
13 14 (12.96%) BDD
13 14 (12.96%) Test Strategy
14 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
14 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
14 12 (11.11%) .NET
15 11 (10.19%) Python
15 11 (10.19%) User Stories
15 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
16 10 (9.26%) Degree
16 10 (9.26%) VLAN
16 10 (9.26%) Oracle
16 10 (9.26%) Java
16 10 (9.26%) Ethernet
16 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) VLAN
1 10 (9.26%) Ethernet
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.56%) DVB
3 5 (4.63%) WAN
4 4 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) GSM
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Selenium
2 12 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.41%) JBehave
4 8 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 8 (7.41%) JIRA
5 5 (4.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.63%) JMeter
5 5 (4.63%) RSpec
5 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.85%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Banking
3 9 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Analyst
2 45 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Tester
3 14 (12.96%) Test Leader
4 7 (6.48%) Test Manager
4 7 (6.48%) Automation Tester
5 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
5 5 (4.63%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (3.70%) Administrator
7 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) QA Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) XML
3 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.48%) IPTV
3 6 (5.56%) Video on Demand
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) STB
5 4 (3.70%) NHS
5 4 (3.70%) MPEG
6 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.93%) iPhone
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Software Testing
2 24 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (20.37%) Test Scripting
4 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (15.74%) Business Analysis
6 15 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.89%) Project Management
7 14 (12.96%) BDD
7 14 (12.96%) Test Strategy
8 12 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.19%) User Stories
10 10 (9.26%) TDD
11 9 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Test Management
12 8 (7.41%) ITSM
13 7 (6.48%) Scrum
13 7 (6.48%) Change Management
14 6 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) SQL
2 11 (10.19%) Python
3 10 (9.26%) Java
4 9 (8.33%) C#
5 8 (7.41%) Perl
5 8 (7.41%) PHP
5 8 (7.41%) Tcl
5 8 (7.41%) Ruby
6 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.70%) C
7 4 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (34.26%) ISTQB
2 26 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (9.26%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.78%) APMP
6 2 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CBAP
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.37%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) BS7799
3 1 (0.93%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Remedy
4 3 (2.78%) BMC
5 2 (1.85%) Capita
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £330.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago