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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 37 16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.98% 7.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.67% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 29
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £19.94 £77.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
North West

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
112 150 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.12% 34.40% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 69 119
Median daily rate £425 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 30
Median hourly rate £36.26 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) OAT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center