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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.73% 1.00% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 3.24% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £306 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +147.49%
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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
289 278 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.10% 31.03% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 134 98
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) V-Model
7 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CDMA
1 1 (5.88%) GPRS
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
1 1 (5.88%) UMTS
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) RTCP
1 1 (5.88%) RTP
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) LTE
1 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
1 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) V-Model
6 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Capita
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
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