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 29 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.40% 1.06% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 8.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £456 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £330 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £460 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £14.43 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.85% -31.30%  

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 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 51 50 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 14.29% 13.26% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 47 61
Median daily rate £375 £363 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £145 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Northamptonshire

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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 29 June 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 +5 5 £456 +14.06%
ISEB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SLA
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) API Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TestNG
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) IIBA
5 2 (13.33%) CBAP
5 2 (13.33%) Confluence
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI

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Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (13.33%) TestNG
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) API Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CBAP
4 2 (13.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP