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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.94% 0.74% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 4.23% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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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
72 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.52% 17.44% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 28
Average daily rate £330 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £47.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
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