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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / East of England
Rank 107 99 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 1.23% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 6.62% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 31
Median daily rate £325 £289 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -24.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £418 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
411 438 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.10% 18.63% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 213 207
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 74 38
Median hourly rate £39.70 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Essex 0 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Suffolk - 3 £356 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 2 - - 5
Bedfordshire -2 2 £445 +87.36% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 25 (67.57%) ISTQB
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
4 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) SDLC
6 9 (24.32%) Selenium
6 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) JIRA
7 8 (21.62%) QA
7 8 (21.62%) JMeter
8 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) Project Management
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
8 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 4 (10.81%) Java
10 4 (10.81%) HP
10 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
11 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) IPv4
2 1 (2.70%) IPv6
2 1 (2.70%) Multicast
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) SDH
2 1 (2.70%) SONET
2 1 (2.70%) VPLS
2 1 (2.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) JIRA
2 8 (21.62%) JMeter
3 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.41%) Calabash
5 2 (5.41%) Capybara
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) NUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) CRM Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.41%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Ada
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Groovy
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) ISTQB
2 16 (43.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) CBAP
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) IIBA
6 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Huawei
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Tellabs
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