The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 27 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.48% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 9.74% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 33
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +94.20% -26.40%  

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 421 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.42% 15.20% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 289 279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £621 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.06 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire +14 24 £383 +2.00% 9
South Yorkshire +6 1 - - 2
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
5 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (25.00%) BDD
7 9 (22.50%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 8 (20.00%) .NET
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle
9 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) Banking
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
11 5 (12.50%) V-Model
11 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Agile Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Tester
5 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
4 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Manual Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
8 7 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) V-Model
11 4 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
11 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) FATCA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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