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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 30 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.07% 7.88% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
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£338 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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
271 165 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.99% 12.98% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 72 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £419 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.83 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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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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
Bolton -2 2 £220 -29.03%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
3 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (16.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Banking
8 8 (14.29%) Retail
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) QA
9 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
10 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Test Management
10 6 (10.71%) Release Management
10 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
10 6 (10.71%) Project Management
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.71%) HP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Liferay
3 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.36%) JMeter
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.79%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Business Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Test Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) SOAP
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) CORBA
3 1 (1.79%) WSDL
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) JSF
3 1 (1.79%) Java EE
3 1 (1.79%) JPA
3 1 (1.79%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) EJB
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) HPUX
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) SUSE
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
2 12 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Test Management
6 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Release Management
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Use Case
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) VB
2 2 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.07%) ISEB Practitioner
2 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Green Hat
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
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