The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.16% 3.19% 3.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 16.57% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+83.24% -25.41%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
203 181 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.60% 19.28% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 122 83
Average daily rate £400 £385 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £38.50
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 Bristol

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Bristol region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (44.44%) Finance
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) QA
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
5 5 (18.52%) UML
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.81%) HND
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Liferay
2 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.70%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) DataStage
2 2 (7.41%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Local Government
2 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.70%) SyncML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) bada
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.81%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Validation
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.81%) HND
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.41%) Teradata
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Symbian
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI