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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% 3.49% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 10.34% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -43.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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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
78 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.78% 33.72% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 15
Average daily rate £350 £295 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £195 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.71 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -55.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware