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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 33 27
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 3.16% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.40% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Average daily rate - £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
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
120 114 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.53% 27.67% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 63 23
Average daily rate £413 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £510 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +96.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.12 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £37.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) ERwin
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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