The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.65% 2.75% 4.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 9.38% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £273 £470 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.02% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £388 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £526 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISEB
London

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

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 54.55% 29.36% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 23 9
Average daily rate £480 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £547 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

ISEB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft