The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.32% 2.88% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.57% 17.65% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
51 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.31% 16.35% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 22
Average daily rate £400 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £385 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% +19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (92.31%) PeopleSoft
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MDX
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) MDX
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP