The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.34% 2.67% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 12.24% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £438 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +29.41%  
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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42 49 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 16.41% 21.78% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 24
Median daily rate £313 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £219 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +35.29%  
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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Northampton

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Northampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Northampton

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 Northampton region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) IIBA
3 3 (25.00%) CBAP
3 3 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CBAP
2 3 (25.00%) IIBA
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle