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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 1.60% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.04% 8.05% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 2
Median daily rate £330 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -
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
177 149 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.81% 19.92% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 97 93
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
5 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 10 (33.33%) Kanban
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) UML
5 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (13.33%) V-Model
9 4 (13.33%) Use Case
9 4 (13.33%) Release Management
9 4 (13.33%) SLA
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) HP
10 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing

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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) IT Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Environment Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) SAP Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (33.33%) Kanban
4 10 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Release Management
8 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Use Case
8 4 (13.33%) V-Model
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) HP
1 3 (10.00%) Pega
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) SAP