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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.10% 3.37% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 27.27% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £17.06
% change year-on-year
+575.35% -6.71%
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
62 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.03% 12.36% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 18
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 2016, 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 16 (84.21%) ISTQB
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
3 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
4 11 (57.89%) V-Model
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (47.37%) XML Messaging
6 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
7 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
8 5 (26.32%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.53%) Talend
11 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
11 2 (10.53%) SDLC
11 2 (10.53%) System Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 2 (10.53%) QA
11 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.53%) Back Office
11 2 (10.53%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) Retail
11 2 (10.53%) General Ledger

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) General Ledger
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Test Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) UAT Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) UAT Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) XML Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) MIS Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) QC Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
1 9 (47.37%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 11 (57.89%) V-Model
4 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) System Testing
9 1 (5.26%) ERP
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle