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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 23 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.18% 2.67% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.40% 12.82% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £310 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
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
81 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.77% 20.86% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 36
Average daily rate £483 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £110 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Liverpool +4 21 £508 - 4
St Helens +1 1 £290 -6.45%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 26 (70.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Test Strategy
3 18 (48.65%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) QA
4 17 (45.95%) Waterfall
5 16 (43.24%) Supplier Management
6 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
7 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
8 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
9 10 (27.03%) HP
9 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
10 9 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
11 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
13 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
14 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
14 3 (8.11%) CRM
14 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
15 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
15 2 (5.41%) Test Management
15 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
15 2 (5.41%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Test Leader
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (2.70%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Test Strategy
3 18 (48.65%) Scrum
4 17 (45.95%) Waterfall
5 16 (43.24%) Supplier Management
6 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
7 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
8 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
9 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (8.11%) CRM
11 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Test Management
12 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISTQB
2 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Siebel
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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