The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £175 -
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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.94% 20.00% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
Average daily rate £275 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £43.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +115.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Volume Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards