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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.50% 1.08% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 2.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £440 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +24.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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
128 172 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.92% 46.61% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 11
Average daily rate £335 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £369 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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
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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 6 £338 -23.33% 1
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) System Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.67%) QA
10 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Selenium
11 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Web Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) UML
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft