The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 104 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 5.53% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 18
Median daily rate £350 £283 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £351
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 £14.68 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.40% -66.76%
ISEB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
678 506 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.15% 20.69% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 217 292
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +33.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £21.55 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £39.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Reading -8 5 £325 +25.00% 3
Maidenhead - 5 £450 -
Windsor - 1 £400 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) QA
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.71%) Docker
8 3 (10.71%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) MVNO
2 1 (3.57%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) MSTest
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.57%) TestRail
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CBAP
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Genesys
4 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago