The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 3.05% 1.11% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.12% 6.67% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £314
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +147.49%
ISEB
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 25.19% 16.67% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Average daily rate £325 £264 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £150 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Average hourly rate £16.97 £15.93 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -15.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.67 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.19 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Durham

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

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

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Durham

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Durham region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
Darlington - 1 £400 - 1
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP