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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 105 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 42 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 5.63% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 14
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£350 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £165 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
549 480 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.87% 20.23% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 216 268
Average daily rate £360 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 73
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.98 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £333 +118.03% 5
Hertfordshire -20 12 £470 +25.33% 9
Bedfordshire - 6 £360 - 3
Essex -3 4 £300 - 5
Suffolk -2 2 £368 +1.30%
Norfolk - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
3 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.33%) SQL
4 21 (23.33%) Business Analysis
5 18 (20.00%) Migration
5 18 (20.00%) HP
5 18 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (20.00%) Test Management
6 17 (18.89%) Degree
7 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 14 (15.56%) Integration Testing
9 13 (14.44%) XML
9 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
9 13 (14.44%) ETL
9 13 (14.44%) Retail
10 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 11 (12.22%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (12.22%) QA
11 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.22%) Regression Testing
12 10 (11.11%) Java
12 10 (11.11%) System Testing
13 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 9 (10.00%) HTML
13 9 (10.00%) ITIL
13 9 (10.00%) UNIX
13 9 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) LAN
1 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) EDMS
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
3 6 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) JUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Hudson
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.11%) TestNG
General
1 40 (44.44%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Retail
3 9 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (61.11%) Analyst
2 30 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Tester
5 9 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Automated Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) XML
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 6 (6.67%) Flash
4 3 (3.33%) Middleware
4 3 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) MDX
5 2 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Physics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) Business Analysis
3 18 (20.00%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (20.00%) Test Management
4 15 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 14 (15.56%) Integration Testing
6 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.44%) ETL
7 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.22%) Regression Testing
9 10 (11.11%) System Testing
10 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (10.00%) ITIL
10 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.89%) Scrum
11 8 (8.89%) Project Management
12 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.89%) Degree
3 11 (12.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CBAP
5 2 (2.22%) PMP
5 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (3.33%) Citrix
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.22%) Lotus
7 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.11%) Mercator
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos
7 1 (1.11%) Siebel
7 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago