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 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.70% 2.18% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.29% 8.74% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 5
Median daily rate £330 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £480 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
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
186 206 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.88% 24.97% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 83
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 16 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) Kanban
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) UML
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) V-Model
8 4 (14.81%) Use Case
8 4 (14.81%) Release Management
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (14.81%) SLA
8 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) Pega
9 3 (11.11%) Manual 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Environment Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Kanban
5 6 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) UML
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Use Case
7 4 (14.81%) V-Model
8 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) APMP
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) HP
1 3 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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