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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.71% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 3.28% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
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
125 183 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.78% 21.58% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 33
Median daily rate £365 £420 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £313 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.53 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -2.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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
St Albans - 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) BPMN
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Maximo
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

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 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) BPMN
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Ada
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft