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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.96% 1.03% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 2.40% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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
288 125 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.38% 42.81% 57.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 53 67
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £488 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Test Management
3 7 (70.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (20.00%) Coaching
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Mule
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Management
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Use Case
8 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP