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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 4.32% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.57% 24.00% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 10
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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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
185 150 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.36% 18.01% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 102 68
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.74 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.60 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Retail
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) HND
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) V-Model
8 4 (14.29%) Git (software)

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) Liferay
2 1 (3.57%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.57%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) EDRMS
3 2 (7.14%) DataStage
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Local Government
4 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) SyncML
3 1 (3.57%) WAP
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) bada
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
5 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) V-Model
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Information Management
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) HND
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) ESRI
3 1 (3.57%) Symbian