The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.50% 0.32% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.85% 1.43% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 13
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£454 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
ISEB
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 140 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.97% 22.36% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
Average hourly rate £20.93 £15.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -63.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.00 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Hertfordshire region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Watford - 1 £300 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
4 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Legal
6 4 (21.05%) Selenium
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 4 (21.05%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Test Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) BMC
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £270 - £275 per day
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