The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bournemouth region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.72% 11.11% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 52.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.15% 21.37% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
Average daily rate £420 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

ISEB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP