The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.44% 2.04% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 10.20% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +24.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
ISEB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.29% 20.00% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 7
Average daily rate £350 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £126 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.06 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bournemouth -4 5 £350 -12.50% 1
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) RAD
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Exstream
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) RAD
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO