The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 34 23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.93% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.54% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £280 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 82 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.26% 22.59% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 24
Median daily rate £380 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
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 Merseyside

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ISEB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) HP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP