The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 22 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.62% 5.49% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 17.09% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 0
Average daily rate
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£212 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 158 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.88% 32.11% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 103 37
Average daily rate £338 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
South East

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
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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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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 -2 3 £212 -32.85%
Banbury - - - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) C#

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft