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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 100 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 41 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.98% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.93% 17.90% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +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
413 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.81% 11.06% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 156 145
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -53.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 30 £290 -9.37% 13
South Yorkshire -13 5 £325 +4.00% 2
North Yorkshire -6 2 £319 +8.97% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (41.30%) ISTQB
2 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.87%) Finance
4 30 (32.61%) Software Testing
5 21 (22.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (21.74%) Oracle
7 19 (20.65%) Business Analysis
7 19 (20.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 17 (18.48%) SOA
9 17 (18.48%) Waterfall
9 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (17.39%) SQL
11 15 (16.30%) QA
12 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (14.13%) Test Automation
12 13 (14.13%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (14.13%) SDLC
12 13 (14.13%) Change Control
13 12 (13.04%) Manual Testing
13 12 (13.04%) Test Management
13 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
13 12 (13.04%) RAD
14 11 (11.96%) SOAP
14 11 (11.96%) Banking
14 11 (11.96%) SoapUI
14 11 (11.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (9.78%) Selenium
15 9 (9.78%) Retail
15 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (11.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.96%) SoapUI
3 9 (9.78%) Selenium
4 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.43%) JIRA
6 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.09%) JMeter
9 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (67.39%) Analyst
2 36 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 25 (27.17%) Business Analyst
4 21 (22.83%) Tester
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Software Asset Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.17%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) SAP Tester
10 2 (2.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) SOAP
2 8 (8.70%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) CSS
4 5 (5.43%) Web Services
5 4 (4.35%) XML
6 3 (3.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.09%) J2EE
8 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) W3C
4 2 (2.17%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Solaris
1 3 (3.26%) Android
1 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) Software Testing
3 19 (20.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (20.65%) Business Analysis
4 17 (18.48%) Waterfall
4 17 (18.48%) SOA
5 13 (14.13%) Change Control
5 13 (14.13%) Test Automation
5 13 (14.13%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (14.13%) SDLC
6 12 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 12 (13.04%) Test Management
6 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 12 (13.04%) RAD
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.61%) System Testing
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) Web Testing
9 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) C#
3 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) Java
4 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (41.30%) ISTQB
2 21 (22.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) CBAP
5 1 (1.09%) IIBA
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) HL7
2 1 (1.09%) FATCA
2 1 (1.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Siebel
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