The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / England
Rank 246 172 157
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 389 631 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 6.56% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 431 437
Median daily rate £375 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £273 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £19.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +72.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £26.60 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £129.00 £35.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8408 9618 9400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 21.06% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5899 5597
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 445 440
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in England

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
London -86 116 £425 +6.25% 35
South East -26 67 £350 - 28
South West -10 58 £400 +14.28% 15
West Midlands -12 38 £335 -2.54% 13
North West +18 36 £339 -0.36% 19
East Midlands +8 21 £415 +25.75% 10
Yorkshire -28 20 £310 +3.33% 24
East of England -10 15 £325 +12.55% 13
North East -16 10 £431 +13.48% 2
Midlands +3 5 £300 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 418 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (42.79%) ISTQB
3 253 (28.27%) Finance
4 185 (20.67%) SQL
5 184 (20.56%) Business Analysis
6 180 (20.11%) Test Scripting
7 156 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 155 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 150 (16.76%) Selenium
10 142 (15.87%) QA
11 141 (15.75%) PRINCE2
12 140 (15.64%) Software Testing
13 130 (14.53%) Scrum
14 121 (13.52%) JIRA
15 120 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 117 (13.07%) Security Cleared
16 117 (13.07%) SDLC
17 116 (12.96%) Java
18 113 (12.63%) Microsoft
19 102 (11.40%) Degree
19 102 (11.40%) BDD
20 99 (11.06%) Test Automation
21 95 (10.61%) ITIL
22 94 (10.50%) Waterfall
23 92 (10.28%) Project Management
24 87 (9.72%) Oracle
25 86 (9.61%) Banking
26 81 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
27 79 (8.83%) XML
28 78 (8.72%) Unix

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 34 (3.80%) Confluence
2 19 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.34%) IIS
4 12 (1.34%) SAS
5 11 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.78%) CMS
8 6 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.45%) ATG Dynamo
10 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.34%) Apache
12 2 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.11%) Documentum
13 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 65 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.14%) MS Office
3 31 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 29 (3.24%) MS Project
5 20 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.68%) SaaS
2 17 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.56%) GitHub
4 5 (0.56%) IaaS
5 4 (0.45%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) G Suite
7 1 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.23%) Internet
2 7 (0.78%) Network Security
3 6 (0.67%) Firewall
3 6 (0.67%) HTTP
3 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.67%) WAN
3 6 (0.67%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.56%) FTP
5 4 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.45%) LDAP
5 4 (0.45%) SSH
6 3 (0.34%) 4G
6 3 (0.34%) DMZ
6 3 (0.34%) Intranet
6 3 (0.34%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
4 13 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.78%) Big Data
6 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.22%) DB2
10 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.11%) MS Access
11 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 150 (16.76%) Selenium
2 121 (13.52%) JIRA
3 52 (5.81%) Cucumber
4 44 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (4.80%) WebDriver
6 40 (4.47%) SoapUI
7 34 (3.80%) HP UFT
8 33 (3.69%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.35%) JMeter
9 30 (3.35%) Maven
10 25 (2.79%) LoadRunner
11 23 (2.57%) Git (software)
12 19 (2.12%) SpecFlow
13 16 (1.79%) Ant
14 15 (1.68%) JUnit
15 13 (1.45%) Subversion
16 10 (1.12%) Zephyr
17 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
18 8 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 253 (28.27%) Finance
2 86 (9.61%) Banking
3 55 (6.15%) Retail
4 22 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.35%) Legal
6 15 (1.68%) Marketing
7 14 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.89%) Electronics
9 8 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.67%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.56%) Games
11 5 (0.56%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Publishing
12 4 (0.45%) Local Government
12 4 (0.45%) Military
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 463 (51.73%) Analyst
2 238 (26.59%) Business Analyst
3 195 (21.79%) Test Analyst
4 130 (14.53%) Tester
5 64 (7.15%) Test Leader
6 56 (6.26%) Test Manager
7 51 (5.70%) Test Engineer
8 40 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (4.36%) Automation Tester
10 36 (4.02%) Architect
11 35 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
12 33 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 29 (3.24%) Service Analyst
14 25 (2.79%) Automation Test Analyst
15 24 (2.68%) Developer
16 23 (2.57%) Agile Business Analyst
17 22 (2.46%) QA Tester
18 20 (2.23%) Agile Test Analyst
18 20 (2.23%) Senior Test Analyst
18 20 (2.23%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.83%) XML
2 53 (5.92%) .NET
3 39 (4.36%) Web Services
4 29 (3.24%) SOAP
5 22 (2.46%) Spring
6 20 (2.23%) Hibernate
7 18 (2.01%) HTML
8 17 (1.90%) J2EE
8 17 (1.90%) REST
9 16 (1.79%) RESTful
10 15 (1.68%) Gherkin
11 14 (1.56%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.23%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (1.12%) JSON
14 9 (1.01%) CSS
15 7 (0.78%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.78%) BlazeDS
15 7 (0.78%) XSL
15 7 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.12%) Equities
5 17 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (1.79%) PMI
7 15 (1.68%) User Experience
8 14 (1.56%) CESG
8 14 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
8 14 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.12%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.89%) Fintech
11 8 (0.89%) NHS
11 8 (0.89%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.67%) Derivative
13 6 (0.67%) EPoS
14 5 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.72%) Unix
2 53 (5.92%) Windows
3 42 (4.69%) Linux
4 16 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.89%) Android
7 6 (0.67%) Solaris
8 5 (0.56%) AIX
9 4 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (20.56%) Business Analysis
3 180 (20.11%) Test Scripting
4 156 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 140 (15.64%) Software Testing
7 130 (14.53%) Scrum
8 120 (13.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 117 (13.07%) SDLC
10 102 (11.40%) BDD
11 99 (11.06%) Test Automation
12 95 (10.61%) ITIL
13 94 (10.50%) Waterfall
14 92 (10.28%) Project Management
15 67 (7.49%) TDD
16 64 (7.15%) Automated Testing
17 63 (7.04%) UML
18 62 (6.93%) Test Management
18 62 (6.93%) Use Case
19 60 (6.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (20.67%) SQL
2 116 (12.96%) Java
3 38 (4.25%) JavaScript
4 32 (3.58%) C#
5 29 (3.24%) Python
6 23 (2.57%) C
7 20 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.01%) Ruby
9 9 (1.01%) Groovy
9 9 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 8 (0.89%) PHP
11 7 (0.78%) ActionScript
11 7 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.78%) VBScript
12 6 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.45%) COBOL
13 4 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.34%) C++
14 3 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 383 (42.79%) ISTQB
2 155 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 117 (13.07%) Security Cleared
4 102 (11.40%) Degree
5 60 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 42 (4.69%) DV Cleared
7 36 (4.02%) CBAP
8 28 (3.13%) CISSP
9 24 (2.68%) IIBA
10 19 (2.12%) PMI Certification
11 17 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
11 17 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (1.56%) CLAS
13 11 (1.23%) APMG
13 11 (1.23%) CISM
14 10 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (1.12%) CITP
14 10 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (15.87%) QA
2 20 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.01%) MiFID
5 8 (0.89%) SDET
6 7 (0.78%) COBIT
6 7 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.34%) P3O
9 2 (0.22%) Basel III
9 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.22%) EMIR
9 2 (0.22%) SLA
9 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) Basel II
10 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.45%) Snort
4 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 73 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (0.67%) Oozie
3 5 (0.56%) Graphite
4 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.45%) Puppet
5 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 113 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 87 (9.72%) Oracle
3 53 (5.92%) HP
4 30 (3.35%) SAP
5 20 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 20 (2.23%) IBM
6 18 (2.01%) Sybase
7 13 (1.45%) VMware
8 11 (1.23%) Cisco
8 11 (1.23%) webMethods
9 9 (1.01%) AppDynamics
10 7 (0.78%) Adobe
10 7 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.78%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.78%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 6 (0.67%) Sage
12 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.56%) Teradata
13 4 (0.45%) Sourcefire
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Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Surrey
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £470 per day
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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City, London
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Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
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Blackpool, Lancashire
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