The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.74% 0.83% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 4.20% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Median daily rate £350 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -56.23%
ISEB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 143 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.58% 19.83% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 79
Median daily rate £400 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £183 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) UML
5 10 (28.57%) Kanban
5 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (22.86%) Banking
6 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
7 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Use Case
11 3 (8.57%) PMI
11 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
11 3 (8.57%) WAN
11 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.57%) CRM

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) IT Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Logistics Manager
9 2 (5.71%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) PMI
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
4 10 (28.57%) Kanban
4 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 10 (28.57%) UML
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.29%) Quality Management
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) Use Case
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Pega
3 2 (5.71%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) SAP