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 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 20 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.81% 0.49% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.63% 7.69% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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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
32 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.98% 6.37% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 27
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Sonic ESB
3 2 (22.22%) IIBA
3 2 (22.22%) CBAP
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) ERP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos TM1
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) IIBA
1 2 (22.22%) CBAP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) Casewise