The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 46 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.56% 3.02% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 10.99% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £315 £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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 91 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.76% 27.49% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 37 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.13 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
ISEB
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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 -13 6 £350 +40.00% 3
Durham - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Data Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) CaliberRM
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Coach
7 1 (4.00%) Defect Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (24.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) APMP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Curam
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