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 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 3.16% 3.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.20% 21.55% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 13
Average daily rate
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£310 £312 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% -32.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.78 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +141.39%
ISEB
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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
176 116 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.47% 14.66% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 87 97
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £33.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
4 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) OpenText
9 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.22%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.22%) CSS
9 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
9 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Retail
10 5 (13.51%) Use Case
10 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.51%) Internet
10 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
11 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
11 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) Liferay
2 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) DataStage
2 2 (5.41%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Local Government
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Leader
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Use Case
8 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.11%) Information Management
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) BPR
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) APMP
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) OpenText
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Teradata
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) ESRI
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago