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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 28 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.35% 2.56% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
52 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.05% 16.67% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 30
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 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 +13 6 - -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Unix
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) XML
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
6 7 (36.84%) webMethods
7 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (31.58%) Toad
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) MS Project
9 4 (21.05%) COBOL
9 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
10 3 (15.79%) JIRA
10 3 (15.79%) Open Workbench
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) SAP
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.79%) People Management
10 3 (15.79%) Gatling
11 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing

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 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Project
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Toad
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) Gatling
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Documentum Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) People Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) COBOL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) webMethods
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Niku
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint