The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.61% 2.87% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 20.83% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £267 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £409 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
ISEB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.98% 13.75% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 14
Average daily rate £425 £383 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £265 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 May 2015. 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 0 2 £325 +6.55% 1
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.67%) QA
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) DTS
7 1 (6.67%) B2B
7 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
7 1 (6.67%) Control-M
7 1 (6.67%) SAP FI

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Retail
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) DTS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle