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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.74% 2.37% 7.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 13.79% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £218 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% -40.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £235 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
ISEB
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
55 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.37% 17.16% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 7
Average daily rate £325 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 - £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (20.00%) TSYS
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Design Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) CBAP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) TSYS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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