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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West / Somerset
Rank 33 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.05% 0.34% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 1.52% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Median daily rate £220 £350 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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
66 66 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.05% 22.53% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 47
Median daily rate £338 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £57.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bath - 2 - - 1
Taunton - 2 £220 -
Yeovil - 1 £425 - 1
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) W3C
6 1 (14.29%) ATG
6 1 (14.29%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (14.29%) OWASP
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) ATDD
6 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) ATG Dynamo
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) ATG