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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.38% 1.60% 7.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 21.43% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£231 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
26 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.98% 7.49% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Average daily rate £303 £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £238 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £461 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 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 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) TSYS
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Windows CE

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Design Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) TSYS