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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 3.41% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 16.67% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 16
Median daily rate £388 £355 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £227 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
200 198 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.12% 20.48% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 136
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.24 £17.77 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +29.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (46.15%) SAP
4 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) HP
6 7 (26.92%) Test Management
6 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 6 (23.08%) SDLC
7 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) QA
7 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Selenium
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM

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 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
2 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) MSTest
4 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (7.69%) Electronics
4 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Test Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Strategy Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) HR Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Retail Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Test Management
4 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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