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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 1.29% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 6.32% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 30
Median daily rate £330 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £410 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +29.36%
ISEB
Buckinghamshire

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
215 190 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.83% 20.41% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 132 144
Median daily rate £450 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 33
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -1.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) MSTest
2 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) UAT Lead
3 3 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 4 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint