The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 117 49
Rank change year-on-year +73 -68  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.29% 0.53% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.83% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Median daily rate £480 £340 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +172.57% -26.40%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 145 845 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.43% 63.68% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 572 94
Median daily rate £353 £308 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.63% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 58 11
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £36.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (16.67%) IVR
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (16.67%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft