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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.96% 1.49% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £285 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.92
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +21.90%
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
24 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.76% 14.93% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £300 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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
Stafford - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 - -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) UML

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Appium
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (20.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA