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 3 months to 27 June 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 1.23% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.03% 7.14% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Median daily rate £500 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.14% +27.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £313 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.43 £19.94
% change year-on-year +97.57% -27.65%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 282 266 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.34% 17.19% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 123
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.98% -42.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -14 5 £525 +30.03% 1
Northamptonshire +2 4 £463 +15.62%
Leicestershire - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £575 +47.90% 4
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Scenario Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
6 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
6 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
7 7 (18.92%) Validation
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Selenium
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (10.81%) Unix
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.81%) BDD
10 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.81%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) Test Management
10 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
11 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) TestNG
5 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Business IT Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) IT Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) IT Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Java EE
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Scenario Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Validation
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) Test Management
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
10 3 (8.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CBAP
5 2 (5.41%) IIBA
5 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
1 3 (8.11%) TickIT
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) FNZ
4 1 (2.70%) HP