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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 244 186 161
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -25
Contract jobs citing ISEB 448 672 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.34% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 6.45% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 452 520
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +48.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £13.81 £15.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £41.62 £46.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +66.66%
ISEB
UK

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
9241 10422 10790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5847 6396 6222
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 491 497
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

ISEB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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
London -47 154 £450 +12.50% 42
South East -19 85 £343 -2.00% 19
South West -6 71 £380 +8.57% 13
North West -3 39 £325 -4.41% 18
West Midlands -10 39 £400 +30.61% 18
Yorkshire -32 18 £300 -4.38% 16
East Midlands -4 17 £368 +11.36% 9
East of England -7 16 £300 +3.89% 10
North East -43 5 £275 -21.42%
Midlands - 2 £275 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 452 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (39.90%) ISTQB
3 273 (27.16%) Finance
4 204 (20.30%) Business Analysis
5 197 (19.60%) Test Scripting
6 182 (18.11%) PRINCE2
7 180 (17.91%) SQL
8 166 (16.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 162 (16.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 158 (15.72%) SDLC
11 156 (15.52%) Software Testing
12 155 (15.42%) Security Cleared
13 144 (14.33%) Selenium
14 142 (14.13%) Project Management
15 139 (13.83%) Scrum
16 134 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 132 (13.13%) ITIL
18 130 (12.94%) JIRA
18 130 (12.94%) QA
19 123 (12.24%) Java
20 113 (11.24%) Degree
21 107 (10.65%) Microsoft
22 101 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
23 96 (9.55%) Test Automation
24 95 (9.45%) BDD
25 93 (9.25%) Oracle
26 92 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
27 91 (9.05%) Waterfall
28 89 (8.86%) Banking
29 83 (8.26%) SC Cleared

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 33 (3.28%) Confluence
2 24 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (1.19%) SAS
4 11 (1.09%) IIS
5 10 (1.00%) CMS
5 10 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.20%) Apache
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.100%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.100%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 66 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 55 (5.47%) MS Office
3 43 (4.28%) MS Visio
4 35 (3.48%) MS Project
5 24 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.40%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.100%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.100%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.100%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.100%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.100%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.100%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.100%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.100%) Sonata
7 1 (0.100%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.78%) SaaS
2 17 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.60%) IaaS
5 5 (0.50%) GitHub
5 5 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.30%) G Suite
7 3 (0.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.100%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.100%) PaaS
8 1 (0.100%) Taleo
8 1 (0.100%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.49%) Internet
2 8 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.80%) WAN
2 8 (0.80%) Wireshark
3 7 (0.70%) Firewall
3 7 (0.70%) HTTP
3 7 (0.70%) Network Security
4 5 (0.50%) FTP
5 4 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.30%) 4G
6 3 (0.30%) DMZ
6 3 (0.30%) Intranet
6 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.30%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.30%) LDAP
6 3 (0.30%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.20%) LAN
7 2 (0.20%) Skype
7 2 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (3.58%) NonStop SQL
3 34 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.60%) Big Data
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.20%) DB2
10 2 (0.20%) MS Access
10 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.100%) GIS
Development Applications
1 144 (14.33%) Selenium
2 130 (12.94%) JIRA
3 55 (5.47%) Cucumber
4 51 (5.07%) WebDriver
5 36 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (3.48%) SoapUI
7 34 (3.38%) HP UFT
8 33 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 32 (3.18%) Visual Studio
10 29 (2.89%) Maven
11 28 (2.79%) JMeter
12 20 (1.99%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.69%) Git (software)
14 16 (1.59%) LoadRunner
15 15 (1.49%) Ant
16 12 (1.19%) JUnit
16 12 (1.19%) Selenium IDE
17 10 (1.00%) Subversion
17 10 (1.00%) Zephyr
18 9 (0.90%) NeoLoad
General
1 273 (27.16%) Finance
2 89 (8.86%) Banking
3 56 (5.57%) Retail
4 25 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.29%) Legal
6 14 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.00%) Law
7 10 (1.00%) Marketing
8 8 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.70%) Automotive
9 7 (0.70%) Military
10 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Games
10 6 (0.60%) Publishing
10 6 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.50%) Back Office
11 5 (0.50%) Billing
11 5 (0.50%) Front Office
11 5 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 522 (51.94%) Analyst
2 260 (25.87%) Business Analyst
3 224 (22.29%) Test Analyst
4 123 (12.24%) Tester
5 76 (7.56%) Test Leader
6 56 (5.57%) Test Manager
7 49 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (4.68%) Test Engineer
9 46 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 41 (4.08%) Architect
11 36 (3.58%) Financial Analyst
12 35 (3.48%) Automation Tester
13 28 (2.79%) Service Analyst
14 26 (2.59%) Automation Test Analyst
14 26 (2.59%) Senior Business Analyst
15 23 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
15 23 (2.29%) Agile Test Analyst
15 23 (2.29%) Developer
16 21 (2.09%) Senior Test Analyst
17 20 (1.99%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.36%) XML
2 59 (5.87%) .NET
3 36 (3.58%) Web Services
4 26 (2.59%) SOAP
5 21 (2.09%) Spring
6 19 (1.89%) REST
7 18 (1.79%) Hibernate
8 17 (1.69%) HTML
9 14 (1.39%) Gherkin
10 13 (1.29%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.19%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.19%) RESTful
12 11 (1.09%) J2EE
12 11 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (1.00%) JSON
14 7 (0.70%) Apache Flex
14 7 (0.70%) BlazeDS
14 7 (0.70%) Spring MVC
14 7 (0.70%) WCF
14 7 (0.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.58%) CESG
3 36 (3.58%) CESG CLAS
4 31 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.19%) PMI
6 19 (1.89%) Equities
7 17 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.19%) Smart Meter
10 12 (1.19%) User Experience
11 11 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.90%) CMDB
13 8 (0.80%) Fintech
13 8 (0.80%) NHS
13 8 (0.80%) STB
14 7 (0.70%) MPEG
15 6 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.26%) Unix
2 66 (6.57%) Windows
3 52 (5.17%) Linux
4 24 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.00%) Android
6 10 (1.00%) Solaris
7 9 (0.90%) AIX
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (20.30%) Business Analysis
3 197 (19.60%) Test Scripting
4 182 (18.11%) PRINCE2
5 162 (16.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (15.72%) SDLC
7 156 (15.52%) Software Testing
8 142 (14.13%) Project Management
9 139 (13.83%) Scrum
10 134 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 132 (13.13%) ITIL
12 96 (9.55%) Test Automation
13 95 (9.45%) BDD
14 91 (9.05%) Waterfall
15 75 (7.46%) UML
16 74 (7.36%) Use Case
17 70 (6.97%) Functional Testing
17 70 (6.97%) Test Strategy
18 69 (6.87%) Automated Testing
19 68 (6.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (17.91%) SQL
2 123 (12.24%) Java
3 34 (3.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (3.38%) Python
4 31 (3.08%) C#
5 21 (2.09%) C
6 18 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 18 (1.79%) Ruby
7 12 (1.19%) PHP
8 11 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 10 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.90%) Groovy
10 9 (0.90%) VBScript
11 7 (0.70%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.50%) C++
14 4 (0.40%) COBOL
14 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 401 (39.90%) ISTQB
2 166 (16.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 155 (15.42%) Security Cleared
4 113 (11.24%) Degree
5 83 (8.26%) SC Cleared
6 65 (6.47%) DV Cleared
7 54 (5.37%) CISSP
8 43 (4.28%) CBAP
9 36 (3.58%) CLAS
10 26 (2.59%) PMI Certification
11 23 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 21 (2.09%) IIBA
13 20 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
14 19 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (1.39%) CISM
15 14 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
16 13 (1.29%) CITP
17 10 (1.00%) APMP
18 9 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (12.94%) QA
2 41 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.80%) MiFID
4 7 (0.70%) SDET
5 6 (0.60%) COBIT
6 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.40%) SLA
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.30%) P3O
9 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.100%) EMIR
10 1 (0.100%) FATCA
10 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.100%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.30%) Snort
4 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.100%) Docker
6 1 (0.100%) etcd
6 1 (0.100%) flannel
6 1 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 92 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.90%) Puppet
3 7 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (0.50%) Graphite
4 5 (0.50%) Oozie
5 4 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.30%) SCOM
7 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.100%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.100%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.100%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.100%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 107 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.25%) Oracle
3 69 (6.87%) HP
4 34 (3.38%) SAP
5 23 (2.29%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.09%) IBM
7 17 (1.69%) Sybase
8 16 (1.59%) VMware
9 15 (1.49%) Cisco
10 11 (1.09%) webMethods
11 10 (1.00%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.80%) Adobe
12 8 (0.80%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.70%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.70%) Fidessa
14 6 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.60%) Sage
14 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.60%) Varonis
15 5 (0.50%) ServiceNow
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