The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 109 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 1.68% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 10.38% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 17
Average daily rate
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£333 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
517 472 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.31% 16.15% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 246 187
Average daily rate £356 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 39 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Suffolk +11 8 £450 +37.40%
Bedfordshire -3 6 £337 -11.44% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £303 -5.90% 3
Hertfordshire -6 4 £300 -33.33% 4
Essex -2 3 £265 -29.33% 1
East Anglia +6 2 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
3 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
4 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (16.95%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) QA
7 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Oracle
7 8 (13.56%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (11.86%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) SQL
8 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.86%) HP
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.17%) Banking
9 6 (10.17%) Degree
9 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.47%) SAP
10 5 (8.47%) Use Case
10 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (6.78%) IIBA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) Mingle
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 3G
1 2 (3.39%) 2G
1 2 (3.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.69%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.39%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Local Government
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (76.27%) Analyst
2 31 (52.54%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Test Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Test Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) ICT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) SAP Programme Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Tester
7 1 (1.69%) Programme Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.39%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) Flash
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) AS400
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
3 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.86%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) Use Case
9 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Change Management
10 4 (6.78%) Workflow
10 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) IIBA
5 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
1 8 (13.56%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (11.86%) HP
3 5 (8.47%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Northgate
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects