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 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 89 120 96
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 40 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.59% 0.97% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.48% 5.40% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 23
Median daily rate £350 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £105.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
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
422 537 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.80% 17.97% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 291 269
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 31
Median hourly rate £27.60 £20.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% -46.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £49.55 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

ISEB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +7 14 £400 +15.10% 8
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £313 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +11 7 £350 - 4
Essex +11 3 £300 -
Bedfordshire +4 3 £354 +5.12% 3
Norfolk -2 3 £338 +12.50% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) Finance
3 22 (32.84%) ISTQB
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
5 19 (28.36%) Project Management
6 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.90%) Business Analysis
8 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
8 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
8 12 (17.91%) Use Case
9 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
9 11 (16.42%) Scrum
10 10 (14.93%) SDLC
11 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
11 9 (13.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
12 8 (11.94%) Unix
12 8 (11.94%) XML
12 8 (11.94%) Degree
12 8 (11.94%) QA
12 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
12 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.45%) Advertising
13 7 (10.45%) ITIL
14 6 (8.96%) Oracle
14 6 (8.96%) Windows
14 6 (8.96%) Selenium

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.99%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.48%) DB2
3 2 (2.99%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) MS Access
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) TestDirector
3 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.48%) Ant
4 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.99%) MSTest
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
5 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Advertising
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Analyst
2 21 (31.34%) Business Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Test Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.48%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
3 4 (5.97%) SOAP
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.48%) RESTful
4 3 (4.48%) WSDL
5 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.99%) WCF
6 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) CESG
3 2 (2.99%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.99%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Unix
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Project Management
3 14 (20.90%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.91%) Software Testing
4 12 (17.91%) Use Case
5 11 (16.42%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.42%) Scrum
5 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.93%) SDLC
7 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
8 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.96%) Functional Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (7.46%) BPMN
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.46%) High Availability
11 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Groovy
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 5 (7.46%) CBAP
4 5 (7.46%) CISSP
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.48%) CISM
5 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CLAS
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) HP
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.48%) Varonis
5 1 (1.49%) Northgate
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