The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.35% 1.09% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 7.69% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -44.44%  
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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 39 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 8.65% 14.18% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 42
Median daily rate £375 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -18.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.20 £21.50
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Leicestershire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Leicestershire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Leicester -7 1 £350 +40.00% 2
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) FNZ
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) TickIT
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) FNZ