Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 October 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)
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 113 102
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -27
Contract jobs citing ISEB 24 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.10% 1.38% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 9.13% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 43
Leeds median daily rate £363 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +13.64% -13.39%
10th Percentile £239 £245 £225
90th Percentile £460 £438 £421
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £335 £297
% change year-on-year +4.48% +12.79% -7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 293 416 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.40% 15.09% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 234 347
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £570 £522
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -14.75% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.60 £15.43 £26.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% -11.29% +1.64%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Leeds

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Leeds

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Leeds

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (29.17%) Selenium
6 7 (29.17%) Publishing
6 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) IVR
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.50%) SDLC

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
2 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (29.17%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Private Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Author
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Call Centre Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 7 (29.17%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) Load Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CBAP
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft