The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.23% 3.00% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 16.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £313 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -4.92%
ISEB
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 93 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.20% 18.60% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 40
Median daily rate £400 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £48.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.91% +130.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) CLAS
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
5 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) WSDL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Ant

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Groovy
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CLAS
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CBAP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware