The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 6 6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 4.17% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 33.33% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft