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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.18% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 4.38% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £440 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -8.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +165.99%

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
213 251 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 26.96% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 144 132
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% -0.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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
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 23 January 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (25.00%) Project Control Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com