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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 102 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.94% 1.90% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 7.14% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Median daily rate £350 £553 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% +92.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £415 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £590 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
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
732 210 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 52.78% 26.58% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 101 115
Median daily rate £310 £347 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.16 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.36% -51.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £15.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -47 11 £350 -37.91%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (36.84%) Dimensional Modelling
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Informatica
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (31.58%) ERwin
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (21.05%) Base SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) SAS Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
5 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (21.05%) Base SAS
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Testopia
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) ETL Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
2 7 (36.84%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (21.05%) SAS Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Rally