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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 100 100 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing ISEB 30 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 1.55% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.49% 9.12% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 27
Average daily rate
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£354 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.24% -25.41%
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
462 537 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.36% 17.00% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 266 219
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 46 50
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.75 £29.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +8 11 £450 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire +7 6 £300 -20.00% 2
Essex +8 5 £483 +42.96% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £318 +0.79% 4
Bedfordshire -8 3 £337 -10.26%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
5 16 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 14 (17.50%) Scrum
7 14 (17.50%) Oracle
8 13 (16.25%) PeopleSoft
8 13 (16.25%) QA
9 12 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (12.50%) HP
11 9 (11.25%) SAP
11 9 (11.25%) ITIL
11 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
11 9 (11.25%) Manual Testing
11 9 (11.25%) BDD
12 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
12 8 (10.00%) Gherkin
12 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.00%) SQL
13 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
13 7 (8.75%) Change Management
13 7 (8.75%) Legal
13 7 (8.75%) Banking
13 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.75%) Project Management
14 6 (7.50%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.50%) Mingle
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) 3G
1 3 (3.75%) 2G
1 3 (3.75%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.25%) Essbase
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Legal
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Analyst
2 33 (41.25%) Business Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Test Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) CMDB
2 2 (2.50%) Open Source
2 2 (2.50%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) AS400
3 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Solaris
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
3 15 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 14 (17.50%) Scrum
5 12 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (11.25%) ITIL
6 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.25%) Manual Testing
6 9 (11.25%) BDD
7 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) Project Management
8 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.75%) Change Management
9 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.00%) Use Case
10 4 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) VBA
2 3 (3.75%) Python
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.00%) IIBA
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.25%) CBAP
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (12.50%) HP
4 9 (11.25%) SAP
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 2 (2.50%) BMC
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Juniper
8 1 (1.25%) Siebel
8 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.25%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.25%) NetApp
8 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec