The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.88% 0.56% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 3.13% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £265 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 96 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.16% 17.78% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 75
Median daily rate £400 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £533 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £37.75
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 Essex

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Essex

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Basildon - 3 £300 -
Brentwood +3 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 9 (69.23%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) ETL
3 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) HP
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) HP UFT
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) Wealth Management
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) XML
5 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) DB2
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Web Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 3 (23.08%) QA
9 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 3 (23.08%) SDLC
10 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
10 2 (15.38%) C#
10 2 (15.38%) TDD
10 2 (15.38%) MS Office

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) QA Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) ETL
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
4 7 (53.85%) Wealth Management
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) Web Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC
9 2 (15.38%) BDD
9 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
10 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
10 1 (7.69%) ATDD
10 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle