The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.96% - 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £21.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.89% -26.87%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 19.61% 12.93% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Average daily rate £320 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £393 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP