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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.21% - 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 12
Average daily rate
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£368 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
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
33 45 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.41% 16.73% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 60
Average daily rate £368 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 14
Average hourly rate - £18.55 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Mingle
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) IIBA
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Mingle
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) TestNG
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Velocity
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) IIBA
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft