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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 23 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.63% 1.07% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 6.90% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -24.75%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.49% 15.51% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 1 £425 +30.76%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS Tester
3 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) EDI Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA