The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 126 155 124
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs citing ISEB 35 46 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.85% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 5.79% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 74
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £320 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
534 795 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.03% 14.63% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 606 808
Median daily rate £450 £427 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.16 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £34.00 £26.00
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 the City of London

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) ISTQB
3 26 (35.62%) Finance
4 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
5 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
6 22 (30.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (27.40%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (27.40%) SQL
8 18 (24.66%) HP
8 18 (24.66%) DV Cleared
9 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
10 15 (20.55%) Test Management
11 14 (19.18%) Data Analysis
11 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
12 12 (16.44%) C#
12 12 (16.44%) XML
12 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
13 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
13 11 (15.07%) Project Management
13 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.07%) Defect Tracking
14 10 (13.70%) SDLC
14 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
14 10 (13.70%) Selenium
14 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.70%) Scrum
15 9 (12.33%) TDD
15 9 (12.33%) .NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.37%) Aligne
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Selenium
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.33%) JIRA
3 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.96%) SpecFlow
3 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.48%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.48%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.74%) Toad
7 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.37%) Protractor
7 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Analyst
2 20 (27.40%) Business Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Test Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
3 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) IVR
2 7 (9.59%) Smartcard
3 4 (5.48%) PMI
3 4 (5.48%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
3 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
3 15 (20.55%) Test Management
4 14 (19.18%) Data Analysis
4 14 (19.18%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.44%) Software Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
7 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
7 10 (13.70%) Scrum
7 10 (13.70%) SDLC
8 9 (12.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (12.33%) TDD
8 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Use Case
9 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (9.59%) Change Management
10 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) C#
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) Python
5 4 (5.48%) VBScript
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.51%) Security Cleared
3 22 (30.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (24.66%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.59%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.11%) Degree
7 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (4.11%) PMP
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CBAP
8 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) CITP
8 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) IIBA
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) Solvency II
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) GAAP
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) HP
2 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.11%) Siebel
5 3 (4.11%) Sun
6 2 (2.74%) CODA
6 2 (2.74%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Compaq
7 1 (1.37%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.37%) webMethods
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