The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.93% 1.43% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 9.80% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.88% -25.41%
ISEB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.42% 14.61% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
Average daily rate £313 £360 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £491 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £12.52 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.68% -37.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle