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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 84 54
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 0.76% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 3.10% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 16
Median daily rate £335 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £286 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £350 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
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
230 290 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.76% 24.37% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 152 202
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Median hourly rate £17.00 £41.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.78% +161.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.60 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 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 May 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 +14 19 £363 +20.83% 1
High Wycombe +8 3 £188 -51.61%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (55.81%) Software Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) SAP
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (37.21%) ISTQB
5 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (34.88%) QA
6 15 (34.88%) SDLC
7 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (30.23%) XML
9 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
11 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
11 9 (20.93%) HP
11 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
12 8 (18.60%) V-Model
12 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
12 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (16.28%) Selenium
13 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
14 6 (13.95%) Unix
14 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
14 6 (13.95%) Test Management
14 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) JIRA
14 6 (13.95%) Retail

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 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.98%) SAP BW
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) SAP BI
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 28 (65.12%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) SAP Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Web Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Web Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) SAP BW Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Strategy Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Service Management Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (2.33%) Contactless
2 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Software Testing
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (34.88%) SDLC
5 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 8 (18.60%) V-Model
9 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Test Management
10 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
11 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
12 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
12 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.33%) HND
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) SAP
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Compaq
4 1 (2.33%) Terracotta
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods