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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 1.06% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 6.80% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +65.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £326 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £403 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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
164 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.44% 15.61% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 60
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Statistics
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) EFT
6 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (10.53%) Law

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP HR Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) EFT
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) SUSE
1 1 (5.26%) HPUX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Data Security
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) APMP
4 1 (5.26%) IIBA
4 1 (5.26%) CBAP
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago