The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.16% 3.18% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.55% 12.06% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 21
Average daily rate
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£312 £460 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+141.39% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
116 141 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.66% 26.36% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 96
Average daily rate £363 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -22.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
4 13 (22.81%) Selenium
5 12 (21.05%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Degree
7 10 (17.54%) Project Management
8 9 (15.79%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) QA
8 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (14.04%) Time Management
9 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.28%) JIRA
10 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.53%) Validation
11 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 5 (8.77%) SAP
12 5 (8.77%) Scrum
12 5 (8.77%) Banking
12 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
12 5 (8.77%) Test Management
13 4 (7.02%) LTE

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) LTE
2 3 (5.26%) GPRS
2 3 (5.26%) GSM
2 3 (5.26%) SMS
2 3 (5.26%) UMTS
2 3 (5.26%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.26%) JMeter
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) WATIR
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
5 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Tester
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Developer
9 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) UAT Tester
9 3 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Middleware
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) DTV
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) PMI
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
2 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Validation
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Test Management
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Dependency Management
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 11 (19.30%) Degree
3 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.02%) APMP
5 3 (5.26%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Casewise
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods
6 1 (1.75%) Software AG
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Talend
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago