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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% 0.16% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 1.11% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
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
95 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 14.49% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 57
Median daily rate £280 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.30 £21.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 - 4 £300 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £475 - 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI

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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP