The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.40% 0.72% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.88% 4.17% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £298 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -
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 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISEB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.96% 17.33% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 14
Average daily rate £298 £300 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £10.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+320.00% -63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £315 - 1
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) NHS
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) hybris
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) NHS Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft