The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 1.66% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 7.95% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 22
Median daily rate £430 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
243 151 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.64% 20.94% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 86 118
Median daily rate £440 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £145 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.24 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Milton Keynes region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) UAT Lead
3 3 (18.75%) UAT Test Lead
4 2 (12.50%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint