The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.36% 1.19% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.75% 8.60% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 6
Average daily rate
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£255 £303 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.70% -10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
258 221 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.50% 13.81% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 104 101
Average daily rate £345 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £56.16 £65.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
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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
Northamptonshire 0 5 £233 -31.11% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £360 +37.14% 2
Leicestershire +3 4 £225 -6.25%
Derbyshire - 3 £320 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (28.57%) QA
3 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 12 (24.49%) JIRA
5 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
5 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 11 (22.45%) SAP
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 10 (20.41%) Windows
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.41%) HP
7 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.37%) Retail
7 9 (18.37%) Selenium
7 9 (18.37%) Use Case
7 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) UNIX
8 7 (14.29%) C++
8 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle
9 6 (12.24%) MS Office
9 6 (12.24%) IBM
9 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
1 2 (4.08%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) DVB
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) DTS
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) JIRA
2 9 (18.37%) Selenium
3 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.16%) Sahi
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) JBehave
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 16 (32.65%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Tester
6 4 (8.16%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) UAT Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) MPEG
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.08%) STB
2 2 (4.08%) IPTV
2 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
2 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.37%) Use Case
3 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
4 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.16%) ERP
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.16%) V-Model
8 3 (6.12%) BDD
8 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) VBScript
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Tcl
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) CBAP
5 1 (2.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.16%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) SAP
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) HP
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) TSYS
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