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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 76 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 1.13% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 8.33% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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
229 168 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.20% 13.58% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 55
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 6
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Test Management
3 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Retail
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (7.41%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Test Management
2 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
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