Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 January 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.59% 3.04% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 9.45% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Shropshire median daily rate £338 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £401 £276
90th Percentile £441 £409 £389
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Shropshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Shropshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 201 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 27.59% 32.11% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 83 26
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +15.38% +8.04%
10th Percentile £250 £293 £185
90th Percentile £495 £528 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.41% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Shropshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +263.85% -11.39%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £22.25 £31.44
% change year-on-year +37.08% -29.23% +25.76%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Shropshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Shropshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Shropshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Shropshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Telford +2 7 £430 +6.17% 2
ISEB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Toad
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) webMethods
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (44.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Toad
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) webMethods
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Snow
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint