The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 2.02% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.16% 9.43% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 31
Median daily rate £378 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -56.23%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 297 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.06% 21.48% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 205 159
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £45.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.05% +203.33%
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Buckinghamshire region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Buckinghamshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 12 £378 +25.83% 2
High Wycombe +9 1 - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
4 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (32.14%) QA
5 9 (32.14%) Selenium
5 9 (32.14%) Test Planning
5 9 (32.14%) HP
6 8 (28.57%) SDLC
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
9 5 (17.86%) SAP
9 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) MSTest
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) UAT Lead
5 3 (10.71%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Strategy Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 4 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) Test Planning
5 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle