The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 0.49% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.57% 3.39% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £335 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +119.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £347 £159
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +125.39%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 118 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.97% 14.44% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 64 48
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 15 £300 -14.28% 1
Peterborough - 2 £380 -
Huntingdon - 1 £288 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) SoapUI
3 15 (50.00%) SOAP
4 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 13 (43.33%) JIRA
5 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
5 13 (43.33%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) XML
6 11 (36.67%) Groovy
7 10 (33.33%) Maven
7 10 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 10 (33.33%) Ant
7 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (13.33%) QA
10 4 (13.33%) Selenium
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.33%) System Testing
11 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) WSDL
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (10.00%) Java
11 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) SoapUI
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 10 (33.33%) Ant
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) MSTest
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) SOAP
2 11 (36.67%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) WSDL
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) V-Model
8 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Groovy
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) IIBA
5 1 (3.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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