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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.36% 4.95% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 20.39% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 1
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£332 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
256 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.57% 24.29% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 24
Average daily rate £338 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 11 £332 -11.58%
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
3 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Validation
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) APMP
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Integration Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Validation
3 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) APMP
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle