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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 48 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.11% 2.51% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 15.82% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 33
Average daily rate
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£310 £263 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.09% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £208 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £362 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
244 335 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.75% 15.85% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 169 202
Average daily rate £345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £36.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.50% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.75 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 22 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 22 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
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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 +1 39 £311 +13.18% 15
South Yorkshire +4 8 £294 +62.06% 3
North Yorkshire +1 1 £293 +18.66% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (32.74%) ISTQB
2 30 (26.55%) Software Testing
3 28 (24.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (23.01%) Finance
5 24 (21.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
7 21 (18.58%) QA
7 21 (18.58%) SQL
8 20 (17.70%) Banking
9 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
9 18 (15.93%) Test Automation
10 16 (14.16%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (14.16%) Selenium
10 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
10 16 (14.16%) Project Management
11 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (12.39%) BDD
13 12 (10.62%) WebDriver
13 12 (10.62%) Integration Testing
13 12 (10.62%) Degree
13 12 (10.62%) User Stories
13 12 (10.62%) .NET
13 12 (10.62%) Python
14 11 (9.73%) Ethernet
14 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
14 11 (9.73%) VLAN
15 10 (8.85%) Performance Testing
15 10 (8.85%) Test Management
15 10 (8.85%) Cucumber

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Ethernet
1 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
1 11 (9.73%) VLAN
2 6 (5.31%) DVB
2 6 (5.31%) WAN
3 5 (4.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) IGMP
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) GSM
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Selenium
2 12 (10.62%) WebDriver
3 10 (8.85%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.08%) JBehave
4 8 (7.08%) JIRA
4 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.42%) RSpec
5 5 (4.42%) JMeter
5 5 (4.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.77%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 20 (17.70%) Banking
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (54.87%) Analyst
2 46 (40.71%) Test Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Tester
4 15 (13.27%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) Test Leader
6 9 (7.96%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.08%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.42%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Administrator
9 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Systems Test Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 4 (3.54%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.19%) IPTV
2 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.31%) Video on Demand
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) STB
5 4 (3.54%) MPEG
5 4 (3.54%) NHS
6 3 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) CentOS
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Software Testing
2 24 (21.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
4 18 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
4 18 (15.93%) Test Automation
5 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
5 16 (14.16%) Project Management
6 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.39%) BDD
8 12 (10.62%) Integration Testing
8 12 (10.62%) User Stories
9 10 (8.85%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.85%) Test Management
9 10 (8.85%) TDD
10 9 (7.96%) Automated Testing
11 8 (7.08%) Change Management
11 8 (7.08%) ITSM
12 7 (6.19%) Scrum
12 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) Python
3 10 (8.85%) Java
4 9 (7.96%) Perl
4 9 (7.96%) C#
4 9 (7.96%) Tcl
5 8 (7.08%) PHP
5 8 (7.08%) Ruby
6 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.54%) C
7 4 (3.54%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.77%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (32.74%) ISTQB
2 28 (24.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (10.62%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.65%) APMP
6 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) CBAP
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) BS25999
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.42%) Remedy
4 3 (2.65%) BMC
5 2 (1.77%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago