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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 60 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.77% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 3.65% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £363 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +16.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +806.66%

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
153 137 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.87% 21.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 51
Median daily rate £325 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £19.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% +10.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Maximo Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) UML Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UML Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle