Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 117 121
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 30 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.03% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 7.85% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 25
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £279 £252 £237
90th Percentile £411 £435 £455
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £318 £300
% change year-on-year +10.24% +5.83% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.81 £13.81

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 516 395 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.13% 13.10% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 229 256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £274 £254 £215
90th Percentile £614 £553 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £381
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.23% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.36% +12.69% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.94 £11.21 £11.06
90th Percentile £25.31 £40.00 £20.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.99% -6.03%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 27 £350 +9.20% 7
Halifax -1 2 £405 +30.65%
ISEB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
3 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.00%) CBAP
8 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) JIRA
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
10 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
1 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Appium
5 1 (3.33%) Gatling
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Pensions Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 14 (46.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
8 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) CBAP
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin