Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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 > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 158 90
Rank change year-on-year +73 -68 -30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.23% 0.40% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 0.89% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 37
North East median daily rate £338 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.75% -11.49%
10th Percentile £303 £273 £225
90th Percentile £484 £483 £353
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -38.67% +38.89% -41.30%

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 North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 404 1239 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.22% 45.52% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 874 317
North East median daily rate £360 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.11% -12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £225
90th Percentile £520 £493 £535
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 84 64
North East median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +31.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £10.25 £14.39 £12.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £41.73
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Durham - 8 £325 -
Tyne and Wear +54 6 £456 +30.36% 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP