The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 2.88% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 10.98% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £445 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.36% -20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 82 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.35% 26.28% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 21
Median daily rate £375 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 3
Median hourly rate £10.30 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Capybara
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Calabash
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Calabash
1 2 (50.00%) Capybara
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Testing
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle