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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.48% 2.94% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 14.39% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 2
Average daily rate £350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
South East

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
131 132 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.17% 20.40% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 93 38
Average daily rate £325 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £247 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £27.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 3 £373 -17.22% 1
Banbury - 2 £333 - 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Publishing
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 3 (14.29%) PMP
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Business Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Remote Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
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