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 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 27 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.30% 1.97% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.96% 3.66% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £352 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +968.00%

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
184 246 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.72% 53.95% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 148
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.86% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Gloucester 0 3 £525 +16.66% 2
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (52.50%) Scrum
4 20 (50.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (37.50%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) Business Analysis
8 12 (30.00%) APMG
8 12 (30.00%) Unix
8 12 (30.00%) Python
8 12 (30.00%) PRINCE
9 10 (25.00%) Ruby
10 9 (22.50%) Selenium
10 9 (22.50%) Test Management
10 9 (22.50%) SDLC
11 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 8 (20.00%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (20.00%) JIRA
11 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 8 (20.00%) HP
11 8 (20.00%) C
12 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
14 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (12.50%) Ant
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.50%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Requirements Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 1 (2.50%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Programme Test Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
1 3 (7.50%) REST
1 3 (7.50%) SOAP
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
1 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 16 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (35.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (30.00%) PRINCE
6 9 (22.50%) SDLC
6 9 (22.50%) Test Management
7 8 (20.00%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Release Management
10 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) Ruby
4 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (20.00%) C
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) APMG
4 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.00%) Basel II
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Teradata
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Sage
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) SAP