The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 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 Leicestershire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.29% 1.56% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 11.43% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.59% 13.62% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 3
Average daily rate £350 £331 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.70% +29.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £413 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.52% -12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.49 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 4 £225 -
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 18 (90.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) JIRA
4 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (60.00%) HP
5 11 (55.00%) QA
5 11 (55.00%) Use Case
6 10 (50.00%) SAP
7 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
8 7 (35.00%) UNIX
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (35.00%) Marketing
9 6 (30.00%) Selenium
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (30.00%) TickIT
9 6 (30.00%) ISO 9001
10 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
10 5 (25.00%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (25.00%) Sahi
4 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Tester
3 6 (30.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) UAT Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) SAP Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Web Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
7 1 (5.00%) SAP BW Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (55.00%) Use Case
3 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
2 5 (25.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 6 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (30.00%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) SAP
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) hybris