The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 86 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 37 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.84% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 9.73% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 16
Median daily rate £338 £344 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
486 452 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.13% 18.90% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 236 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 57
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.96% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £44.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -1 11 £338 -13.73% 5
Shropshire +13 7 - -
Staffordshire +3 5 - - 4
Warwickshire -6 3 £400 +22.13% 1
Worcestershire +4 1 £400 +100.00%
Coventry -15 1 £335 +3.07% 2
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
Herefordshire - 1 £325 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.54%) ISTQB
3 37 (39.78%) Test Scripting
4 24 (25.81%) SQL
5 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.35%) Finance
6 18 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (17.20%) QA
7 16 (17.20%) Selenium
8 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 14 (15.05%) Oracle
10 13 (13.98%) Windows
10 13 (13.98%) BDD
10 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.90%) Unix
11 12 (12.90%) Migration
12 11 (11.83%) Scrum
12 11 (11.83%) XML
12 11 (11.83%) Project Management
12 11 (11.83%) System Testing
12 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
12 11 (11.83%) SDLC
13 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
13 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
13 10 (10.75%) Java
13 10 (10.75%) Change Management
14 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 9 (9.68%) MS Project
3 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.08%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Selenium
2 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.53%) JIRA
5 6 (6.45%) Toad
6 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.23%) Gatling
7 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.15%) Appium
8 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.08%) FogBugz
9 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.08%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Banking
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (53.76%) Analyst
2 31 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Tester
4 14 (15.05%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Agile Test Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Test Leader
5 10 (10.75%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.53%) QA Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 6 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Software Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Agile Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Software QA Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) XML
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) PMI
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.08%) CESG
6 1 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) Online Games
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Unix
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) AIX
4 4 (4.30%) Solaris
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.78%) Test Scripting
3 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
4 13 (13.98%) BDD
4 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
5 12 (12.90%) Migration
5 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 11 (11.83%) Scrum
6 11 (11.83%) SDLC
6 11 (11.83%) System Testing
7 10 (10.75%) Change Management
7 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
7 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (8.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) COBOL
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (50.54%) ISTQB
2 18 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) CBAP
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) CLAS
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) webMethods
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Niku
6 1 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.08%) Cerner
6 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.08%) CODA
6 1 (1.08%) Demandware
6 1 (1.08%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
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