Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 145
Rank change year-on-year +13 +58 -72
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.54% 0.70% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 1.80% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £320 £456 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.86% +30.36% +4.48%
10th Percentile £283 £345 £278
90th Percentile £410 £488 £490
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £320 £456 £350
% change year-on-year -29.86% +30.36% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 262 333 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.97% 38.63% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 263 843
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38% -9.72%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £220
90th Percentile £598 £533 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 77
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.39% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.70 £15.60
90th Percentile £31.18 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -56.97% +28.57% +9.80%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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 17 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Confluence
5 4 (30.77%) Gatling
5 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (23.08%) MoSCoW
6 3 (23.08%) Swim Lanes
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (23.08%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Gatling
4 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) Protractor
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) MoSCoW
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Swim Lanes
6 3 (23.08%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Guidewire