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 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.78% 3.11% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 14.89% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 26
Median daily rate £375 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
205 188 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.78% 20.91% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 142 126
Median daily rate £355 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £507 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.67 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 5 (33.33%) Behat
3 5 (33.33%) Capybara
3 5 (33.33%) Rally
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) WATIR
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Games
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office

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 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Capybara
2 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (33.33%) WATIR
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Manager
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Behat
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Rally
2 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft