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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.35% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 11.54% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £231 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -39.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +125.39%
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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
27 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.44% 12.32% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 5
Average daily rate £400 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.52 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (33.33%) DTS
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP