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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.71% 2.47% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 12.58% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +52.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £276 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -53.00%
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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
180 151 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.55% 19.64% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 109 71
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £235 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.36 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 13 (28.89%) Degree
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) .NET
4 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.00%) Selenium
7 8 (17.78%) QA
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) Windows
7 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (17.78%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
8 7 (15.56%) UML
8 7 (15.56%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
8 7 (15.56%) Validation
9 6 (13.33%) Open Text
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) HND

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.44%) Liferay
2 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.22%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) GPRS
1 2 (4.44%) GSM
1 2 (4.44%) SMS
1 2 (4.44%) UMTS
1 2 (4.44%) WCDMA
1 2 (4.44%) LTE
2 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Behat
5 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Local Government
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) SyncML
6 1 (2.22%) WAP
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
6 1 (2.22%) WPF
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) bada
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) Test Planning
5 7 (15.56%) UML
5 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
5 7 (15.56%) Validation
6 6 (13.33%) Workflow
6 6 (13.33%) CRM
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 6 (13.33%) V-Model
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Use Case
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.89%) Degree
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.33%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.22%) HL7
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Open Text
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Cerner
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.22%) ESRI
5 1 (2.22%) Symbian
5 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per month
Posted: 3 days ago