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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 105 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 45 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.22% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 5.89% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 18
Average daily rate
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£368 £338 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £165 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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
579 492 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.46% 20.69% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 220 273
Average daily rate £363 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £193 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 75
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £11.85 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 August 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 28 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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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
Hertfordshire -8 17 £470 +27.45% 2
Bedfordshire -14 8 £406 +25.03% 1
Suffolk -7 4 £326 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £335 +119.67% 3
Essex -4 2 £200 - 3
Norfolk -10 2 £550 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 31 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 23 (24.73%) SQL
4 22 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (22.58%) Integration Testing
5 21 (22.58%) Test Management
5 21 (22.58%) HP
5 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
6 19 (20.43%) Migration
7 18 (19.35%) Retail
8 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
8 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (17.20%) Degree
10 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
11 14 (15.05%) ETL
11 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.98%) XML
12 13 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
14 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
14 11 (11.83%) System Testing
14 11 (11.83%) QA
14 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
16 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
16 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
16 9 (9.68%) Java
17 8 (8.60%) HTML
17 8 (8.60%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.45%) MQSeries
1 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.23%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.38%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) DB2
3 6 (6.45%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 6 (6.45%) LoadRunner
3 5 (5.38%) Selenium
4 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.53%) Banking
5 6 (6.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (62.37%) Analyst
2 33 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.68%) Tester
5 9 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.23%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.23%) Systems Tester
7 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Automated Test Analyst
8 2 (2.15%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) J2EE
3 6 (6.45%) Flash
4 3 (3.23%) Middleware
4 3 (3.23%) MDX
5 2 (2.15%) SOAP
5 2 (2.15%) REST
6 1 (1.08%) .NET
6 1 (1.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.15%) EPoS
2 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.08%) Physics
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) UNIX
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Android
3 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (22.58%) Integration Testing
2 21 (22.58%) Test Management
2 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.43%) Migration
3 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
4 17 (18.28%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
6 14 (15.05%) ETL
7 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.83%) System Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.60%) ITIL
11 8 (8.60%) Project Management
12 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) VBA
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (17.20%) Degree
4 8 (8.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.15%) PMP
6 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) HP
2 6 (6.45%) IBM
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Citrix
4 3 (3.23%) Lotus
5 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.08%) Siebel
6 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.08%) Mercator
6 1 (1.08%) VocaLink