The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Shropshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 25 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.74% 5.88% 5.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 25.93% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate £250 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 44.12% 22.69% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 22
Average daily rate £250 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods