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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.76% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 2.84% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 20
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £346 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -56.23%
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
507 668 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.12% 26.56% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 350 319
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.90 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.09 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 5 £394 +3.61% 1
Slough +5 2 £413 +20.00%
Bracknell - 1 £410 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (28.13%) Selenium
5 8 (25.00%) QA
6 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Unix
9 4 (12.50%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) PuTTY
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.38%) JMeter
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) MSTest
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) TestRail
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Management
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (9.38%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) ISTQB
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.25%) CBAP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) NetSuite
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) SAP