The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.24% 0.85% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 5.45% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
Average daily rate £300 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £317 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
244 202 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.21% 15.61% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 86 102
Average daily rate £320 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 40
Average hourly rate £13.63 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -5 15 £313 - 6
Northamptonshire -13 6 £250 -27.53% 3
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 5
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 34 (57.63%) ISTQB
2 24 (40.68%) E-Commerce
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) Software Testing
5 16 (27.12%) SAP
6 15 (25.42%) Windows
6 15 (25.42%) JIRA
7 14 (23.73%) QA
7 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (22.03%) Integration Testing
8 13 (22.03%) Linux
9 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.34%) HP
10 11 (18.64%) Oracle
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.64%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) Selenium
10 11 (18.64%) Use Case
11 9 (15.25%) Retail
11 9 (15.25%) MS Office
12 8 (13.56%) C++
12 8 (13.56%) Java
12 8 (13.56%) UNIX
12 8 (13.56%) IBM
12 8 (13.56%) Migration
12 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
12 8 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (11.86%) Marketing
13 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
13 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
3 8 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP SD
1 2 (3.39%) SAP MM
1 2 (3.39%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) DTS
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) JIRA
2 11 (18.64%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (6.78%) Sahi
7 2 (3.39%) MSTest
7 2 (3.39%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 25 (42.37%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Tester
4 7 (11.86%) UAT Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) UAT Test Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) SAP Tester
5 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Manual Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Web Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) iPhone
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
2 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) E-Commerce
2 20 (33.90%) Software Testing
3 14 (23.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Integration Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Use Case
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 8 (13.56%) Migration
6 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.78%) V-Model
10 4 (6.78%) Data Transformation
10 4 (6.78%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.08%) ERP
11 3 (5.08%) TDD
11 3 (5.08%) System Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) C++
2 8 (13.56%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.78%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) VBScript
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) C
5 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) CISA
3 3 (5.08%) CISM
4 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.17%) TickIT
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) SAP
2 12 (20.34%) HP
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Oracle
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) hybris
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
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