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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 51 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.17% 1.49% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.55% 10.86% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 49
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -15.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £206 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
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
275 304 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.69% 13.69% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 145 208
Average daily rate £338 £330 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.71 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +20 47 £338 +35.00% 8
South Yorkshire +7 4 £300 +65.51% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (37.93%) ISTQB
2 32 (27.59%) Software Testing
3 30 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (24.14%) Finance
5 24 (20.69%) QA
5 24 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
7 22 (18.97%) Business Analysis
8 21 (18.10%) Selenium
8 21 (18.10%) Test Automation
9 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (16.38%) Banking
10 18 (15.52%) SQL
11 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.66%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (14.66%) BDD
12 15 (12.93%) Degree
13 14 (12.07%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.07%) Project Management
14 13 (11.21%) User Stories
14 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
14 13 (11.21%) Test Management
15 12 (10.34%) Automated Testing
15 12 (10.34%) SoapUI
15 12 (10.34%) WebDriver
15 12 (10.34%) C#
16 11 (9.48%) Java
16 11 (9.48%) .NET
16 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
17 10 (8.62%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Ethernet
1 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.76%) VLAN
2 7 (6.03%) DVB
3 3 (2.59%) WAN
4 2 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) GSM
5 1 (0.86%) IGMP
5 1 (0.86%) SAN
5 1 (0.86%) Intranet
5 1 (0.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.86%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Selenium
2 12 (10.34%) WebDriver
2 12 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.90%) JBehave
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 6 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (4.31%) JMeter
6 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.31%) RSpec
7 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.45%) MSTest
8 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.86%) Toad
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
5 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Analyst
2 48 (41.38%) Test Analyst
3 19 (16.38%) Business Analyst
4 16 (13.79%) Tester
4 16 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 7 (6.03%) Automation Tester
5 7 (6.03%) Test Manager
6 5 (4.31%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) QA Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.59%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (1.72%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) .NET
2 9 (7.76%) Web Services
3 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.31%) XML
5 4 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) WCF
7 1 (0.86%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 8 (6.90%) IPTV
2 7 (6.03%) Video on Demand
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) STB
4 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.31%) MPEG
4 5 (4.31%) NHS
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.86%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.86%) iPhone
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) PMI
7 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.86%) UNIX
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Software Testing
2 30 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
4 22 (18.97%) Business Analysis
5 21 (18.10%) Test Automation
6 19 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.66%) BDD
8 14 (12.07%) Test Strategy
8 14 (12.07%) Project Management
9 13 (11.21%) User Stories
9 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
9 13 (11.21%) Test Management
10 12 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.62%) TDD
12 9 (7.76%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.03%) Scrum
13 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (6.03%) Change Management
14 6 (5.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 12 (10.34%) C#
3 11 (9.48%) Java
4 9 (7.76%) Python
5 8 (6.90%) Ruby
5 8 (6.90%) PHP
6 7 (6.03%) Perl
6 7 (6.03%) Tcl
7 5 (4.31%) C
7 5 (4.31%) C++
8 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VBScript
10 1 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (37.93%) ISTQB
2 24 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (12.93%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.59%) APMP
6 2 (1.72%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CBAP
7 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.69%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) BS7799
4 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) BS25999
4 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.31%) Remedy
4 3 (2.59%) BMC
5 2 (1.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.86%) Splunk
6 1 (0.86%) Kofax
6 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago