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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 32 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.14% 0.99% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.28% 4.05% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 15
Average daily rate
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£343 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £450 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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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
241 148 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.67% 24.34% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 106 77
Average daily rate £380 £367 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.81%) Degree
4 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.81%) Selenium
5 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 12 (21.05%) .NET
6 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 11 (19.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (17.54%) Test Planning
8 9 (15.79%) Validation
9 8 (14.04%) Scrum
9 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.28%) HND
10 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) V-Model
10 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.53%) Open Text
11 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.53%) QA
11 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) C#
11 6 (10.53%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Liferay
2 1 (1.75%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) GPRS
1 4 (7.02%) GSM
1 4 (7.02%) UMTS
1 4 (7.02%) LTE
2 3 (5.26%) WCDMA
2 3 (5.26%) SMS
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) Behat
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Toad
4 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Tester
2 12 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) Spring
5 1 (1.75%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Test Planning
6 9 (15.79%) Validation
7 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.28%) V-Model
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.77%) Use Case
9 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.02%) Workflow
10 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) SOA
10 4 (7.02%) ETL
10 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.81%) Degree
3 11 (19.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (12.28%) HND
4 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) APMP
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Open Text
3 4 (7.02%) Casewise
4 3 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.51%) Cerner
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods
6 1 (1.75%) Talend
6 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Software AG
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago