Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.08% 18.92% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 77.78% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Bolton median daily rate £335 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +47.73% -29.03%
10th Percentile £328 £272 £208
90th Percentile £343 £441 £249
Manchester median daily rate £325 £331 £363
% change year-on-year -1.89% -8.62% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - - -

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bolton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 4.62% 24.32% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Bolton median daily rate £430 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +66.67% -27.42%
10th Percentile £346 £274 £209
90th Percentile £518 £447 £595
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bolton median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £14.83 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% -3.33% -7.09%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Bolton

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification