The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 84 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 24 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 2.34% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.88% 16.60% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 7
Median daily rate £315 £378 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.30% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -55.12%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
243 265 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.55% 14.07% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 129 109
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £10.38 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £14.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £400 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £240 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (40.82%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (24.49%) Web Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Test Management
5 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
6 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Degree
7 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Project Management
7 9 (18.37%) Defect Management
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) Oracle
8 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.29%) Selenium
8 7 (14.29%) JIRA
9 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.24%) System Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) XML
9 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.08%) Magento
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
1 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) TestNG
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Telephony Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.08%) EPoS
1 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Web Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Integration Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Regression Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Test Management
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Defect Management
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) System Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Stress Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) ISTQB
2 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (18.37%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) APMP
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter