Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 147 119
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.78% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.09% 4.90% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 25
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £475 £463 £481
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 361 429 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.80% 12.70% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 248 201
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £219 £259 £273
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +23.30%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.00 £39.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.89% - +16.81%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +29 17 £400 +18.52% 1
ISEB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 4 (18.18%) Service Design
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
8 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (9.09%) IIBA
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) User Experience
9 2 (9.09%) API Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making

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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) HDInsight
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Service Design
6 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) API Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
7 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) IIBA
3 1 (4.55%) CBAP
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Databricks
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin