Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 116 127
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 23 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.67% 1.16% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 8.56% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £305 £239 £251
90th Percentile £405 £425 £483
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £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 508 397 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.82% 13.53% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 222 299
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £257 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +5.92% +0.31% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.60 £14.20 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.90% +3.27% -10.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.03 £11.39
90th Percentile £33.23 £28.55 £18.54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.20 £14.53
% change year-on-year +17.96% -2.29% -7.32%

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

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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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in West Yorkshire

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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 19 October 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 -14 19 £350 -3.45% 13
Halifax +3 2 £405 - 2
ISEB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
2 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.04%) Open Source
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) CBAP
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
9 2 (8.70%) Java

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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Mocha
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Pensions Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Pensions Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Chai
1 1 (4.35%) WebdriverIO
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) ERP
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CBAP
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SAP