The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 1.20% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 4.31% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £325 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
ISEB
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
283 232 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.27% 27.88% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 102 135
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +7.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (10.00%) TestRail
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle