Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 127 104
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 35 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.15% 1.45% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.39% 10.53% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 65
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £255 £249 £256
90th Percentile £425 £490 £425
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £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 417 494 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.74% 13.81% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 268 449
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £255
90th Percentile £553 £565 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £16.79 £35.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.53 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% -6.24% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +1 23 £363 +20.83% 4
Huddersfield +1 2 - -
Bradford +7 1 - -
ISEB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) HP
3 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (20.00%) .NET
5 7 (20.00%) Selenium
6 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Load Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Analytics
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
6 6 (17.14%) Publishing
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) Firmware
7 5 (14.29%) 3G
7 5 (14.29%) Bluetooth
7 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.43%) ETL

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) 3G
1 5 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Author
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Call Centre Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) IVR
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.14%) Analytics
4 6 (17.14%) Load Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) ETL
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) CBAP
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Workday