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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.23% 1.56% 8.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 7.14% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£363 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% +16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
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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
6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.68% 21.88% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Average daily rate £363 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% +31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.25 £13.47 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -30.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft