The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.41% 2.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 31.58% 16.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
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 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.80% 17.61% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 23
Median daily rate £325 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £95.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+458.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Tamworth - 6 - -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Appium
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Online Games
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) iPad
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) FogBugz
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
6 1 (11.11%) Games
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Appium
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) FogBugz
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA