The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.49% 1.44% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 4.64% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £364 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.65 £17.69 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+118.45% -20.93%
ISEB
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
450 151 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 51.49% 31.01% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 86 146
Average daily rate £310 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 28 April 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Informatica
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (35.29%) Dimensional Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) ERwin
2 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) SAS Certification
3 4 (23.53%) SAS
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (17.65%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ERwin
2 2 (11.76%) CA Gen
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Testopia
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) ETL Tester
6 2 (11.76%) OAT Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Dimensional Modelling
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SWOT Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SAS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Informatica
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Rally