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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.04% 1.36% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.73% 6.00% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 22
Average daily rate £403 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.65 £18.88 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+104.68% -15.62%
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
185 200 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.00% 22.60% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 134 123
Average daily rate £388 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.74 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +50.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) CBAP
5 7 (18.92%) APMP
6 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.22%) Selenium
6 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Data Management
7 5 (13.51%) C#
7 5 (13.51%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 5 (13.51%) WATIR
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
7 5 (13.51%) Behat
7 5 (13.51%) Capybara
7 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) Rally

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) Capybara
3 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
3 5 (13.51%) WATIR
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Solution Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) NHS Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Behat
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.22%) Data Management
5 6 (16.22%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) Use Case
7 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.92%) APMP
2 7 (18.92%) CBAP
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Rally
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) VMware