The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 27 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.17% 0.61% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.71% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £235 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -
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
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.63% 7.98% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 13
Average daily rate £370 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £335 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% -43.75%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Luton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 4 (66.67%) FogBugz
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 4 (66.67%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) DSDM
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP