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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 88 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 56 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.95% 2.45% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.66% 19.27% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £243 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.24% -25.41%
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
382 327 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.31% 12.74% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 195 147
Average daily rate £340 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £12.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.20 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -18 40 £325 +0.77% 17
South Yorkshire -1 9 £469 +134.37% 1
North Yorkshire -3 6 £215 +1.77%
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) Finance
3 38 (32.76%) ISTQB
4 32 (27.59%) SQL
4 32 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
7 22 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 20 (17.24%) QA
9 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
10 16 (13.79%) Test Management
10 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
11 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (12.07%) Project Management
13 13 (11.21%) SOA
14 12 (10.34%) Web Services
14 12 (10.34%) XML
14 12 (10.34%) Migration
14 12 (10.34%) Test Strategy
14 12 (10.34%) Integration Testing
15 11 (9.48%) System Testing
15 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
15 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.62%) CRM
16 10 (8.62%) Banking
16 10 (8.62%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.86%) Agresso
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.17%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.31%) Selenium
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.86%) JMeter
6 1 (0.86%) Calabash
6 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
2 10 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (78.45%) Analyst
2 57 (49.14%) Test Analyst
3 34 (29.31%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Tester
5 11 (9.48%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Web Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Software Asset Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Test Leader
10 2 (1.72%) Web Tester
10 2 (1.72%) Web Test Analyst
10 2 (1.72%) QA Analyst
10 2 (1.72%) Contracts Manager
10 2 (1.72%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (1.72%) Senior Tester
10 2 (1.72%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) Web Services
1 12 (10.34%) XML
2 9 (7.76%) .NET
3 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.03%) CSS
5 5 (4.31%) HTML
6 4 (3.45%) WSDL
7 3 (2.59%) WCF
7 3 (2.59%) SOAP
8 1 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) FMCG
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) W3C
5 2 (1.72%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) Life Science
6 1 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Android
2 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
4 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
6 16 (13.79%) Test Management
7 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
7 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.07%) Project Management
9 13 (11.21%) SOA
10 12 (10.34%) Migration
10 12 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 12 (10.34%) Integration Testing
11 11 (9.48%) System Testing
11 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.62%) CRM
13 8 (6.90%) RAD
13 8 (6.90%) Web Testing
13 8 (6.90%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.59%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
2 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (32.76%) ISTQB
2 22 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (6.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (4.31%) Degree
5 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.86%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) FATCA
3 1 (0.86%) HL7
3 1 (0.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle
3 4 (3.45%) SAP
3 4 (3.45%) VMware
4 3 (2.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.86%) HP
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