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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.28% 1.82% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.78% 9.09% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £390 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-59.55% +16.35%
ISEB
West Midlands

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
91 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.62% 20.00% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 27
Median daily rate £475 £385 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +45.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 18 £390 - 2
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) ISTQB
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 13 (48.15%) Unix
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) JIRA
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (25.93%) webMethods
8 6 (22.22%) WebLogic
8 6 (22.22%) MS Project
9 5 (18.52%) Toad
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) Pentaho
10 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.81%) Test Management
10 4 (14.81%) Confluence
10 4 (14.81%) Puppet
10 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (14.81%) Cloudera
10 4 (14.81%) Niku
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

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 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Project
3 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 4 (14.81%) Open Workbench
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) Pentaho
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Toad
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) Gatling
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CMDB
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Release Management
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Test Management
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) ISTQB
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) webMethods
3 4 (14.81%) Cloudera
3 4 (14.81%) Niku
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Pega
4 1 (3.70%) SAP