Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 1.39% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 8.59% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 15
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £240 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £268 £216
90th Percentile £402 £425 £376
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £333
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.53% -9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £175.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £105.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -59.00% +603.33% +57.89%

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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 256 198 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.69% 16.23% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 121
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £177 £160 £225
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.91% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.70 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.10% +17.60% -40.48%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £49.75 £54.25
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -18.54% +28.47% -23.64%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +1 3 £380 +13.43%
Huntingdon - 2 £278 -
Cambridge -9 1 - - 1
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) iSeries
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) AS400
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iSeries
2 4 (40.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA