The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.98% 1.67% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 5.71% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £564 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.91% +96.08%
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 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
706 175 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 57.63% 29.17% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 90 113
Median daily rate £310 £339 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.67% +22.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £507 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £15.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 11 £350 -37.91% 1
Gateshead - 1 £300 -
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (35.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Informatica
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
3 5 (29.41%) ERwin
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) SAS Certification
4 4 (23.53%) SAS
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (23.53%) Base SAS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ERwin
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Testopia
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) ETL Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
4 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (23.53%) SAS Certification
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Rally