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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 92 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.76% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 10.00% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £227 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.65 £19.94 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+93.80% -10.88%
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
261 290 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 17.61% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 127 71
Median daily rate £363 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £230 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.75 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Oldham - 1 £213 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) UML
5 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) QA
7 6 (15.00%) BPMN
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.00%) BDD
7 6 (15.00%) eTOM
8 5 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (12.50%) JIRA
8 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.00%) 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
1 1 (2.50%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) eggPlant
3 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Telecoms Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Network Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Process Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.50%) UML Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
3 11 (27.50%) UML
4 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) BDD
6 6 (15.00%) BPMN
6 6 (15.00%) eTOM
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) BPR
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
1 5 (12.50%) Ruby
2 3 (7.50%) C#
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
2 3 (7.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CBAP
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) F5
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
2 1 (2.50%) Northgate
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk
2 1 (2.50%) Twitter
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
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