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 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.54% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 2.40% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
166 167 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.96% 22.42% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 56 61
Median daily rate £320 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £214 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.40 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £42.50 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Advertising
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Maximo
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cost Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Tester
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Ada
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle