Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 139 123
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 57 49 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.11% 1.00% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 5.16% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 54
East of England median daily rate £350 £370 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +22.82% -18.03%
10th Percentile £255 £285 £227
90th Percentile £499 £471 £484
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -92.57% - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -38.67% +50.00% -45.65%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 994 949 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.30% 19.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 543 551
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £182 £205 £213
90th Percentile £560 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 98 150
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.61 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.81% +28.42% +7.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.06 £10.73
90th Percentile £46.65 £47.15 £49.78
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Hertfordshire +6 14 £288 -17.86%
Norfolk +13 12 £486 +8.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £425 +30.77% 2
Essex -12 11 £350 -26.32% 1
Bedfordshire -7 4 £433 +4.22%
Suffolk -11 4 £325 -7.14%
East Anglia - 1 - -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
2 17 (29.82%) BPMN
2 17 (29.82%) Waterfall
3 16 (28.07%) Business Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) JIRA
4 15 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (24.56%) Degree
5 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
6 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.30%) HP
7 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
7 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
8 9 (15.79%) Scrum
9 8 (14.04%) Selenium
9 8 (14.04%) SDLC
9 8 (14.04%) Defect Management
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
10 7 (12.28%) User Stories
10 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Test Management
10 7 (12.28%) QA
10 7 (12.28%) SQL
10 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 6 (10.53%) C
11 6 (10.53%) Kanban
11 6 (10.53%) TDD
11 6 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) ATM
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Pentaho
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.02%) Zephyr
5 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.53%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 21 (36.84%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Defect Manager
6 2 (3.51%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Risk Remediation Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) SOAP
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) BPMN
2 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
2 17 (29.82%) Waterfall
3 16 (28.07%) Business Analysis
4 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
4 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Defect Management
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
8 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Test Management
8 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
8 7 (12.28%) User Stories
9 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (10.53%) Kanban
9 6 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 2 (3.51%) RPG
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.53%) CBAP
3 6 (10.53%) IIBA
3 6 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.51%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft