The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 31 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.01% 5.10% 11.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.34% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 11
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£686 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £21.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.89% -26.87%
ISEB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 145 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.09% 49.32% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 98 26
Average daily rate £413 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £727 £475 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
Bath - - - -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Web Services
3 18 (64.29%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) C#
4 17 (60.71%) Retail
5 16 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 16 (57.14%) Manufacturing
5 16 (57.14%) Change Control
6 15 (53.57%) GIS
6 15 (53.57%) ISO 9000
6 15 (53.57%) SOA
6 15 (53.57%) ITIL
6 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
6 15 (53.57%) UML
6 15 (53.57%) SAP
6 15 (53.57%) CRM
7 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (50.00%) Workflow
7 14 (50.00%) CMS
7 14 (50.00%) Information Security
7 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (50.00%) Content Management
8 13 (46.43%) VB
8 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
9 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (25.00%) BDD
12 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) ATG Dynamo
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 17 (60.71%) Retail
2 16 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
1 16 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.14%) JSP
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) GIS
2 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Change Control
3 15 (53.57%) SOA
3 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2
3 15 (53.57%) UML
3 15 (53.57%) CRM
4 14 (50.00%) Workflow
4 14 (50.00%) Information Security
4 14 (50.00%) Content Management
5 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) BDD
7 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) ISO 9000
2 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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