The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northamptonshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.37% 1.48% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.82% 22.22% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £286 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £456 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+141.39% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.66% 6.64% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 30
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
ISEB
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Northamptonshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 2 £305 -20.00%
Kettering - - - -
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DTS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MBA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP