Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 146 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 -42 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 42 70 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.27% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 8.64% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 103
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £327 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% +3.65% -3.08%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £255
90th Percentile £478 £443 £400
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £13.81 £13.81
England median hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -38.67% +50.00% -45.65%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 639 810 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.51% 14.75% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 484 682
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.80
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Yorkshire

ISEB
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

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Yorkshire

ISEB
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

ISEB
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 6 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire -2 35 £350 +7.20% 7
North Yorkshire +7 3 £263 -35.38% 1
South Yorkshire +13 1 £275 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) HP
3 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
6 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Selenium
7 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Banking
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) Publishing
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Bluetooth
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.90%) Firmware
8 5 (11.90%) 3G
8 5 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Degree

ISEB
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:

Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) 3G
1 5 (11.90%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (14.29%) Banking
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
1 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Tester
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) GDPR Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
8 1 (2.38%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Project Support Coordinator
8 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) IVR
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Analytics
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CBAP
4 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) HP
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco