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 28 August 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 2.63% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 13.48% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 15
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £430 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
ISEB
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
209 178 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.92% 19.47% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.78 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.55% -64.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £10.11 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £14.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) WATIR
4 6 (42.86%) Capybara
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) Rally
4 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 6 (42.86%) Behat
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Games
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Capybara
2 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 6 (42.86%) WATIR
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Behat
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Ruby
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Rally
2 1 (7.14%) HP