The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - 20 21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 1.06% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.69% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax.

Academic & Professional Certification
Halifax
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7 13 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 9.33% 13.83% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 18
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £355 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Halifax

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Halifax

ISEB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA