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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 85 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.64% 1.61% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 10.60% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £293 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-65.00% +166.66%
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
236 217 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.21% 15.22% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 123 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 5 £288 -28.12% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £300 - 4
Derbyshire -3 1 £300 -6.25%
Leicestershire -9 1 £300 -7.69% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
5 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) MSTest
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Test Leader
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
3 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
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