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 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.35% 0.54% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 2.37% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £296 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £340 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
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
140 169 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.96% 22.65% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 43
Median daily rate £400 £377 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £518 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Rickmansworth - 3 £488 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (42.86%) Advertising
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 5 (35.71%) BPMN
2 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Maximo
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 6 (42.86%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) BPMN
1 5 (35.71%) Use Case
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle