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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 73 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.12% 0.57% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 2.67% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 21
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £385 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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
299 225 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.39% 21.55% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £137 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £13.07 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £18.15 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 21 £295 - 3
High Wycombe - 1 £363 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 38 (54.29%) Finance
2 36 (51.43%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (44.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (44.29%) QA
4 27 (38.57%) Test Management
5 26 (37.14%) SAP
6 25 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 24 (34.29%) SQL
8 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
8 22 (31.43%) Waterfall
9 20 (28.57%) V-Model
10 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
10 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (25.71%) XML
10 18 (25.71%) Validation
10 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
11 16 (22.86%) SAP BW
12 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
13 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
13 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (14.29%) Java
15 10 (14.29%) Performance Testing
15 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 9 (12.86%) Oracle
17 8 (11.43%) CMS
17 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
18 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
18 7 (10.00%) C
18 7 (10.00%) HP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (11.43%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.29%) SAP BCA
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.43%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.86%) SAP BW
3 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.86%) MS Access
5 2 (2.86%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.29%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (54.29%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Analyst
2 28 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Test Leader
4 12 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Tester
6 8 (11.43%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Functional Tester
10 2 (2.86%) SAP Tester
10 2 (2.86%) SAP Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (38.57%) Test Management
3 25 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 22 (31.43%) Waterfall
5 20 (28.57%) V-Model
6 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (25.71%) Validation
7 15 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Test Planning
12 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.57%) CRM
12 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
13 5 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) C
4 4 (5.71%) C++
4 4 (5.71%) Perl
4 4 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (44.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 36 (51.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) SAP
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 2 (2.86%) Lotus
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
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