The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.04% - 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.31% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.59% 16.37% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 13
Average daily rate £444 £370 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £10.60 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £11.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Publishing
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) German Language
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (6.25%) P3O
8 1 (6.25%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 3 (18.75%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) User Stories
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Product Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle