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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 114 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 33 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.88% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 10.42% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 17
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£310 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £295 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £503 £400
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 £30.00 £30.78 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +141.39%
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
558 547 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.85% 18.08% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 282 203
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 33 42
Average hourly rate £21.51 £21.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.95 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.88 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire +5 18 £300 -10.44% 4
Hertfordshire -23 6 £375 -20.21% 7
Suffolk +4 3 £350 +18.64% 1
Bedfordshire -3 3 £318 -22.37% 2
East Anglia +3 1 - -
Norfolk -3 1 £300 -45.45%
Essex -13 1 - - 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
3 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) Degree
5 11 (18.03%) SoapUI
6 10 (16.39%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
7 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.11%) HP
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle
8 8 (13.11%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (13.11%) SOAP
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL
9 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (11.48%) QA
9 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.84%) System Testing
10 6 (9.84%) XML
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
11 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) GSM
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
1 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.20%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) Ant
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) MSTest
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Local Government
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Analyst
2 27 (44.26%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) ICT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 6 (9.84%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) Flash
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
3 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
6 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
6 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.84%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) System Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.56%) SDLC
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Validation
10 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) Groovy
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) VBScript
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.03%) Degree
3 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) IIBA
6 1 (1.64%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
1 8 (13.11%) PeopleSoft
1 8 (13.11%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Splunk
3 2 (3.28%) FireEye
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Northgate
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
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