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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 2.94% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.87% 11.11% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £468 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +29.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £397 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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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
137 162 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.77% 26.47% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 110 95
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 £282 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 12 (23.53%) Degree
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) Selenium
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
6 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 9 (17.65%) Validation
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Oracle
10 5 (9.80%) HND
10 5 (9.80%) Banking
10 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) QA
10 5 (9.80%) Time Management
10 5 (9.80%) V-Model
11 4 (7.84%) Test Management
11 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
11 4 (7.84%) APMP
11 4 (7.84%) BDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.84%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LTE
2 2 (3.92%) UMTS
2 2 (3.92%) GPRS
2 2 (3.92%) GSM
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
3 3 (5.88%) TestNG
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Business Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.92%) UAT Tester
9 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) DTV
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
2 10 (19.61%) Software Engineering
2 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
3 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 9 (17.65%) Validation
3 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Time Management
7 5 (9.80%) V-Model
8 4 (7.84%) Test Management
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Dependency Management
8 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.53%) Degree
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.80%) HND
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (7.84%) APMP
6 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Casewise
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Informatica
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Software AG
4 1 (1.96%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.96%) Talend
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