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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 44 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.16% 3.01% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.93% 11.59% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 21
Average daily rate
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£312 £468 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +35.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 138 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.39% 25.94% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 95 97
Average daily rate £363 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -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 28 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 28 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 20 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 19 (32.76%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
4 14 (24.14%) Selenium
5 13 (22.41%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 11 (18.97%) Degree
6 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Oracle
7 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.52%) QA
7 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.79%) Time Management
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Validation
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.07%) JIRA
10 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
11 5 (8.62%) Test Management
11 5 (8.62%) SAP
11 5 (8.62%) Banking
11 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Casewise

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Project
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LTE
2 3 (5.17%) GPRS
2 3 (5.17%) GSM
2 3 (5.17%) UMTS
3 2 (3.45%) WCDMA
3 2 (3.45%) SMS
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Selenium
2 7 (12.07%) JIRA
3 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) TestNG
4 3 (5.17%) JMeter
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) WATIR
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Tester
3 11 (18.97%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Tester
9 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) UAT Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Statistics
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
2 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 8 (13.79%) Validation
4 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.79%) Time Management
4 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Test Management
7 4 (6.90%) BDD
7 4 (6.90%) V-Model
7 4 (6.90%) Dependency Management
7 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 2 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.97%) Degree
3 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.90%) HND
4 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.90%) APMP
5 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Casewise
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) webMethods
6 1 (1.72%) Talend
6 1 (1.72%) Software AG
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
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