Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 100 95
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 23 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 1.44% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 7.78% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 28
East Midlands median daily rate £378 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.11% +24.14% +20.83%
10th Percentile £155 £300 £246
90th Percentile £505 £600 £500
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +2.39%
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 £45.00 £43.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.49% +64.00%

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 596 553 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.43% 18.57% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 367 370
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £231 £255 £202
90th Percentile £550 £550 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 33
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £17.20 £12.18 £9.73
90th Percentile £47.55 £52.50 £44.20
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +23.99%

ISEB
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

ISEB
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

ISEB
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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the East Midlands

ISEB
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 24 May 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 -7 10 £408 -9.44% 1
Nottinghamshire -14 4 £425 +19.30% 1
Derbyshire +1 3 £500 -16.67% 7
Leicestershire +5 2 - - 3
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
1 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WLAN
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) TestRail
6 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP

ISEB
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 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
1 4 (17.39%) WLAN
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) TestRail
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Server Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) BDD
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle