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 23 June 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.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.39% 3.38% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £412 £423 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +16.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +172.57% -26.40%  

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 10 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 9.72% 6.76% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Median daily rate £395 £424 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.78% +20.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £379 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £441 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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

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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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

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Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification