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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.60% 1.66% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 4.10% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.55% +40.24%
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
247 122 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.80% 40.40% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 52 42
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -45.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £16.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 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
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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 £449 - 5
Cirencester - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 2
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Test Management
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) Selenium
6 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
6 4 (40.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (20.00%) Mule
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (40.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) 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%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
Gloucestershire
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