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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% 0.52% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.20% 3.70% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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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
49 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.76% 14.14% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 10
Average daily rate £360 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle