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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.81% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 5.77% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £294 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.65 £19.94 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+93.80% -10.88%
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 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.83% 14.09% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 29
Median daily rate £425 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £19.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.75% -50.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.35 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £40.00
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 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
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 6 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Groovy
4 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) UI Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) CBAP
3 1 (11.11%) IIBA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle