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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.74% 2.31% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.79% 9.03% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £374 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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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
169 155 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.51% 25.62% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 109 86
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 19 (38.00%) ISTQB
2 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 12 (24.00%) Selenium
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 10 (20.00%) Validation
6 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
9 6 (12.00%) V-Model
9 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.00%) HND
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.00%) Oracle
10 5 (10.00%) C#
10 5 (10.00%) Java
10 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) QA
10 5 (10.00%) Time Management
10 5 (10.00%) LTE
11 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Liferay
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Project
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) LTE
2 4 (8.00%) GPRS
2 4 (8.00%) GSM
2 4 (8.00%) UMTS
3 3 (6.00%) WCDMA
3 3 (6.00%) SMS
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.00%) TestNG
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Electronics
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Local Government
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Programme Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Validation
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.00%) V-Model
6 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) BPR
8 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (30.00%) Degree
3 10 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (12.00%) HND
5 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) APMP
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Casewise
3 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.00%) Cerner
4 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Software AG
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Talend
5 1 (2.00%) ForgeRock
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