The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.06% 0.45% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.75% 1.35% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Median daily rate £250 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +806.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 148 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.69% 33.11% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 87 64
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £25.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £53.25 £48.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Blackpool +24 8 £250 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (30.00%) IIBA
5 6 (30.00%) CBAP
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (25.00%) Single Customer View
6 5 (25.00%) PMO
6 5 (25.00%) CRM
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (25.00%) SAS
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Marketing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Asset Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Sahi
3 1 (5.00%) WATIR
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (25.00%) Email Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) Single Customer View
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CBAP
2 6 (30.00%) IIBA
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft