The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.82% - 16.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Median daily rate £375 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +94.20% -26.40%  

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 Worcestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 47 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 32.35% 50.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 29
Median daily rate £363 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Worcestershire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester - 1 £363 -
ISEB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (11.11%) SEPA
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft