The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.67% 2.62% 5.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 7.94% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate £363 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £302 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £454 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.18% 32.98% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 24
Average daily rate £338 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £243 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Swing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (14.29%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) ForgeRock
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Planview