The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.38% 1.15% 5.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 20.00% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£231 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.34% +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.98% 5.75% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
Average daily rate £413 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) CBAP
3 1 (12.50%) TSYS
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) DTS

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DTS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Design Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) TSYS