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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.45% 1.79% 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 6.06% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £331 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +16.87%
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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
44 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.29% 29.46% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 13
Average daily rate £410 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.38 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) FileNet
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Planview