The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 1.13% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 4.35% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £338 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
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 North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 161 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.27% 25.88% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 94 108
Average daily rate £350 £330 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
Average hourly rate £18.14 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.24 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.55 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the North East

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 6 £390 +15.55% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
2 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 15 (48.39%) Informatica
4 14 (45.16%) PL/SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
6 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) PowerCenter
6 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (25.81%) BODI
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
6 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Statistics
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
8 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
9 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (16.13%) ETL
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) ERwin
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.90%) Java
10 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (6.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) BODI
1 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (25.81%) BusinessObjects XI
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
1 8 (25.81%) PowerCenter
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) ERwin
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.45%) CA Gen
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) Testopia
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) ETL Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Test Management
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) PL/SQL
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) Informatica
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Rally
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago