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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 82 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 66 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.09% 1.89% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.15% 10.51% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 11
Median daily rate £348 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £391 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
ISEB
England

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
650 428 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.56% 17.95% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 260 201
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Median hourly rate £25.06 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
Birmingham -9 16 £330 +10.00% 7
Warwickshire -3 11 £425 +21.42%
Shropshire -23 11 £345 - 2
Coventry -10 6 £353 +17.50% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £325 -
Wolverhampton +2 1 £350 +133.33% 1
Worcestershire -13 1 £400 +23.07%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £413 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (49.15%) ISTQB
2 38 (32.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (29.66%) Finance
4 24 (20.34%) Test Automation
5 23 (19.49%) SQL
6 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
6 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
7 20 (16.95%) Scrum
8 19 (16.10%) Project Management
9 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 18 (15.25%) Waterfall
10 16 (13.56%) UML
10 16 (13.56%) Migration
11 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
11 15 (12.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (11.86%) Windows
12 14 (11.86%) Kanban
13 13 (11.02%) Software Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Java
14 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
14 12 (10.17%) JIRA
14 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (10.17%) Requirements Engineering
14 12 (10.17%) SDLC
15 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (9.32%) System Testing
16 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.47%) Unix

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 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) Confluence
3 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 9 (7.63%) MS Office
4 8 (6.78%) MS Project
5 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.85%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) SaaS
3 3 (2.54%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Network Security
2 2 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) DSL
3 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.39%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.54%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (10.17%) JIRA
2 9 (7.63%) Selenium
3 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.69%) Gatling
5 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.69%) Toad
6 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 10 (8.47%) Retail
3 7 (5.93%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.54%) Automotive
6 2 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (63.56%) Analyst
2 42 (35.59%) Test Analyst
3 28 (23.73%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) IT Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) IT Business Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Test Leader
4 10 (8.47%) Test Manager
5 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.39%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Environment Manager
6 4 (3.39%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Software Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (2.54%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (2.54%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (2.54%) Business Architect
7 3 (2.54%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) XML
2 3 (2.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) XBRL
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.08%) CMDB
2 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.54%) CESG
4 3 (2.54%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.54%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.69%) EPoS
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 10 (8.47%) Unix
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.24%) Linux
5 4 (3.39%) AIX
5 4 (3.39%) Solaris
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.20%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (20.34%) Test Automation
4 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
4 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
5 20 (16.95%) Scrum
6 19 (16.10%) Project Management
7 18 (15.25%) Waterfall
8 16 (13.56%) Migration
8 16 (13.56%) UML
9 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
10 14 (11.86%) Kanban
11 13 (11.02%) Software Testing
12 12 (10.17%) Requirements Engineering
12 12 (10.17%) SDLC
12 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (9.32%) System Testing
14 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (8.47%) ITIL
15 9 (7.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.49%) SQL
2 13 (11.02%) Java
3 6 (5.08%) PHP
4 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) Groovy
6 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (49.15%) ISTQB
2 15 (12.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
6 4 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.54%) CISSP
7 3 (2.54%) CLAS
7 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) MCP
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMP
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.08%) Puppet
3 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) HP
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.39%) Niku
4 4 (3.39%) Pega
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) Unisys
5 3 (2.54%) webMethods
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Symantec
7 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.85%) Intel Security
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