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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.51% 3.17% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 35.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £275 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
20 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.15% 8.99% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £475 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 26 August 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 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Pega
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