The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 38 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 1.66% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 12.50% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £310 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +1.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 48 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.67% 13.26% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 12
Median daily rate £445 £410 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Coventry

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Coventry

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Process Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center