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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 86 79 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.67% 1.60% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 10.16% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 25
Median daily rate £331 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 172 305 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.83% 15.77% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 201 165
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 8 £331 +1.92% 9
ISEB
Yorkshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
8 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium
8 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) NHS
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) QA

ISEB
Top Related 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 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Planner
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
2 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
3 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) IIBA
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) HP
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