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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 1.59% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 8.70% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £354 £337 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £337 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
East of England

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
39 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.34% 18.25% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 41
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton 0 1 £338 +12.50%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) FogBugz
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) DSDM
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Games
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
1 5 (55.56%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) DSDM
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate
1 1 (11.11%) SAP