The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 32 34 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.91% 1.89% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.46% 11.11% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 63 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 16.67% 17.03% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 32
Median daily rate £300 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
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 £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northampton -1 7 £438 -20.45% 1
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (21.05%) SLA
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
4 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) IIBA
5 3 (15.79%) CBAP
5 3 (15.79%) Confluence
5 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) API Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) HP UFT

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (15.79%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.53%) TestNG
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Business Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) ITSM
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CBAP
4 3 (15.79%) IIBA
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) HP