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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.23% 1.76% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.98% 5.99% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 13
Median daily rate £200 £413 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% -4.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.92
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +21.90%
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
91 167 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.70% 29.35% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 123 74
Median daily rate £200 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £21.29 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.42% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £61.25 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Oxford +11 20 £200 -47.54% 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 20 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 19 (73.08%) SDLC
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 18 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Publishing
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) BPMN
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) User Stories
7 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) Wireframes
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (11.54%) Social Network
9 2 (7.69%) Selenium
9 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Social Network
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) RIA
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 19 (73.08%) SDLC
4 18 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 18 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) BPMN
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Critical Success Factor
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Wireframes
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland