The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.56% 2.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£248 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 18.89% 4.76% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate £475 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

ISEB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) HP
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