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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.53% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 4.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £345 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+75.52% -7.25%
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
126 156 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.36% 21.08% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 86 30
Median daily rate £363 £419 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £40.00 £200.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Banbury - 5 £318 -
Oxford 0 2 £438 +34.61% 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
6 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
8 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (18.75%) WinRunner
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
9 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) WinRunner
2 2 (12.50%) QARun
2 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Management
4 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Remote Testing
7 2 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft