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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.38% 0.93% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 4.14% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £395 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £458 £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 £34.00 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +29.36%
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
140 145 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.36% 22.41% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 61
Median daily rate £391 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -1.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.67%) QA
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
8 3 (12.50%) Presales
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Management

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 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) PMI
1 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CBAP
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) CLAS
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP