The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 11 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 Luton 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 26 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.76% 6.67% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£516 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+125.39% -37.77%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.47% 17.33% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Average daily rate £425 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -59.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Luton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (28.57%) P3O
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) P3O