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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% 1.79% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 23.81% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -61.66%
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
45 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.13% 7.50% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 30
Average daily rate £343 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £236 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.83 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) IIBA
3 1 (11.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Mercator