The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 26 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.94% - 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£295 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.53% 9.86% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 20
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.63 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -50.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Ipswich region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Ipswich region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (40.00%) MDX
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Physics
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) SAS
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Tester
3 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft