Period
to 22 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 August 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 105 97
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.74% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 6.80% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 26
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.08% +27.59% +20.83%
10th Percentile £155 £321 £216
90th Percentile £488 £595 £506
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.15% -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% +11.11% +24.14%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 504 603 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.84% 19.43% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 414 360
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £188 £220 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £580
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 33
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.71%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.68 £10.55
90th Percentile £46.47 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £22.93 £28.35 £26.25
% change year-on-year -19.10% +7.98% +16.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 August 2018. 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
Northamptonshire -24 6 £410 -8.89% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £525 +10.53% 6
Derbyshire +8 2 - - 1
Leicestershire +6 2 £365 +4.29% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (33.33%) Retail
1 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (28.57%) BDD
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.52%) TestRail
6 2 (9.52%) GDPR
6 2 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Internet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) TestRail
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Advisor
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) BDD
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) SAP