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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / Midlands
Rank 16 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.24% 1.53% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.73% 13.33% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +165.99%

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
22 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.64% 11.45% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Median daily rate £325 £445 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +30.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Protractor
2 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP