The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.91% 4.17% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 12.07% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £250 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
88 58 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 28.03% 34.52% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 72
Average daily rate £355 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ISEB
Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (38.89%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) UML
2 6 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) CaliberRM
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) APMP
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PMI
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
1 7 (38.89%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) UML
2 6 (33.33%) Use Case
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Curam