The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 28 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.69% 2.25% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 10.23% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +806.66%

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 88 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.46% 22.00% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +49.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +25 3 - - 2
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) PMO
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Open Workbench
4 3 (27.27%) Toad
4 3 (27.27%) webMethods
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) COBOL
5 2 (18.18%) Niku
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) Toad
2 2 (18.18%) Gatling
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) Niku
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint