The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 28 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.15% 0.60% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 5.56% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.97% 10.71% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 4
Median daily rate £475 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £125.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Midlands region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Practice Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Case Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Practice Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Pega