The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 49 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.75% 1.15% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.63% 4.51% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Median daily rate £200 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £346 £463
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 Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
86 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.03% 25.48% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 103 77
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £67.50 £26.80
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 Oxfordshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +13 10 £200 -33.33% 3
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
3 19 (76.00%) SDLC
3 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
4 18 (72.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (68.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) BPMN
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (16.00%) Kanban
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Publishing
7 4 (16.00%) UML
8 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Social Network
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
8 3 (12.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Time Management
9 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP APO
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Process Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Social Media Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Social Media Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) UAT Tester
7 1 (4.00%) UML Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Network
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (76.00%) SDLC
4 18 (72.00%) Software Testing
4 18 (72.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) BPMN
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (16.00%) UML
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Critical Success Factor
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) Wireframes
8 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
2 17 (68.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP