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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 4.43% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
Median daily rate £363 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £284 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £435 £440
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 £34.00 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +29.36%
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
494 655 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.13% 25.82% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 301 318
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 62 12
Median hourly rate £17.06 £30.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.78% +81.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £47.50 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Bracknell +1 4 £350 - 1
Slough +6 2 £373 +9.15%
Reading -4 2 £440 +19.72%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Test Management
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) JMeter
8 4 (13.33%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) Unix
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.00%) ERP
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Data Management
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Selenium
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JMeter
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) TestNG
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Data Management
8 3 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Groovy
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) CBAP
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
2 2 (6.67%) Progress
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.33%) Saba