The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 15 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.25% 3.47% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.90% 10.29% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.72% 33.66% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 19
Average daily rate £325 £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £247 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Basingstoke region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 14 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) DSDM
6 6 (27.27%) CMS
6 6 (27.27%) Ektron
6 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
6 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) LDAP
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) AIX
7 5 (22.73%) Solaris
7 5 (22.73%) CA
7 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
7 5 (22.73%) IBM

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Ant
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
1 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) JAXB
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) AIX
1 5 (22.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) DSDM
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli
1 5 (22.73%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (18.18%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Ektron
4 5 (22.73%) CA
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) Remedy
5 4 (18.18%) HP