The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 2.00% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -14.00%
ISEB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
209 150 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.94% 40.98% 49.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 81 82
Average daily rate £450 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 2 £400 -
Gloucester +9 1 £400 +10.34% 1
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) JMeter
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM