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 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)
Rank 49 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.79% 1.73% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.09% 10.00% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £383 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 90 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.34% 17.34% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 45
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £850 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 9
Median hourly rate £33.00 £45.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +29.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £47.50 £47.22
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 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 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £325 - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
4 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) JMeter
5 5 (50.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (10.00%) DevOps
8 1 (10.00%) Time Management
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance

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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Tester
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) SAP