The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 141 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 127 156 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 6.69% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 106
Median daily rate £381 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2516 2332 2487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.19% 24.75% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1313 1226
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 124 101
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.01% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.14 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey +3 30 £460 +31.42% 6
Hampshire -12 29 £338 -11.47% 3
West Sussex -7 18 £400 +28.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £295 -15.71% 4
Berkshire -17 14 £350 +9.37% 4
Oxfordshire +13 9 £400 +23.07% 3
East Sussex +11 8 £350 -16.41% 5
Kent +3 2 £230 -38.66% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 128 (47.76%) ISTQB
2 123 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (38.81%) Finance
4 82 (30.60%) Test Scripting
5 70 (26.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 57 (21.27%) SQL
7 54 (20.15%) JIRA
8 51 (19.03%) Selenium
9 50 (18.66%) Security Cleared
10 49 (18.28%) QA
10 49 (18.28%) Software Testing
11 47 (17.54%) Integration Testing
11 47 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (16.79%) Microsoft
13 44 (16.42%) Regression Testing
13 44 (16.42%) System Integration Testing
14 42 (15.67%) SDLC
15 41 (15.30%) Java
16 37 (13.81%) HP
16 37 (13.81%) SC Cleared
17 36 (13.43%) Waterfall
17 36 (13.43%) Test Strategy
17 36 (13.43%) XML
18 34 (12.69%) Cucumber
19 33 (12.31%) Business Analysis
20 32 (11.94%) Confluence
21 31 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
22 30 (11.19%) Functional Testing
23 29 (10.82%) WebDriver
23 29 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 32 (11.94%) Confluence
2 13 (4.85%) IIS
3 10 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.99%) JBoss
5 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.12%) SAS
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.09%) MS Office
3 13 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 5 (1.87%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) SaaS
2 6 (2.24%) IaaS
2 6 (2.24%) PaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.75%) LAN
2 2 (0.75%) MVNO
2 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.75%) VoIP
2 2 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) 3G
3 1 (0.37%) Broadband
3 1 (0.37%) GSM
3 1 (0.37%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.12%) DataStage
3 3 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.12%) QualityStage
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.37%) Big Data
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.37%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (20.15%) JIRA
2 51 (19.03%) Selenium
3 34 (12.69%) Cucumber
4 29 (10.82%) WebDriver
5 18 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.72%) Maven
5 18 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.22%) HP UFT
6 14 (5.22%) JMeter
6 14 (5.22%) JUnit
6 14 (5.22%) SoapUI
7 13 (4.85%) Ant
7 13 (4.85%) Gradle
7 13 (4.85%) Hudson
7 13 (4.85%) jMock
8 8 (2.99%) Gatling
9 7 (2.61%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.49%) TestDirector
11 3 (1.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 104 (38.81%) Finance
2 26 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.10%) Retail
4 9 (3.36%) Banking
5 3 (1.12%) Electronics
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Military
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (63.81%) Analyst
2 98 (36.57%) Test Analyst
3 64 (23.88%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.58%) Tester
5 20 (7.46%) Test Manager
6 16 (5.97%) QA Engineer
6 16 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (5.60%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (5.60%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.22%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.22%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
10 11 (4.10%) QA Analyst
11 10 (3.73%) Developer
11 10 (3.73%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (3.73%) SAP Analyst
12 9 (3.36%) Test Automation Developer
13 8 (2.99%) Digital Analyst
13 8 (2.99%) Java Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.43%) XML
2 20 (7.46%) HTML
2 20 (7.46%) Web Services
3 18 (6.72%) Spring
4 16 (5.97%) .NET
5 13 (4.85%) Ajax
5 13 (4.85%) Hibernate
5 13 (4.85%) Java EE
5 13 (4.85%) JMS
5 13 (4.85%) REST
5 13 (4.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.99%) FpML
7 6 (2.24%) CSS
8 4 (1.49%) JSP
9 3 (1.12%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.12%) Middleware
10 2 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.75%) Swing
11 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.99%) AS400
5 7 (2.61%) Frameworx
6 6 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.87%) User Experience
8 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.49%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.49%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.12%) EPoS
9 3 (1.12%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.75%) Statistics
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.33%) Linux
2 24 (8.96%) Windows
3 23 (8.58%) Unix
4 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (30.60%) Test Scripting
3 49 (18.28%) Software Testing
4 47 (17.54%) Integration Testing
4 47 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (16.42%) Regression Testing
5 44 (16.42%) System Integration Testing
6 42 (15.67%) SDLC
7 36 (13.43%) Test Strategy
7 36 (13.43%) Waterfall
8 33 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 30 (11.19%) Functional Testing
10 29 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (10.45%) BDD
11 28 (10.45%) User Stories
12 26 (9.70%) TDD
13 24 (8.96%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.96%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.84%) Project Management
14 21 (7.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.27%) SQL
2 41 (15.30%) Java
3 21 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.85%) Groovy
5 9 (3.36%) C#
6 8 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.61%) VBScript
8 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.24%) Python
9 5 (1.87%) Ruby
9 5 (1.87%) Scala
10 3 (1.12%) C++
10 3 (1.12%) VB
11 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (47.76%) ISTQB
2 70 (26.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 50 (18.66%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.81%) SC Cleared
5 28 (10.45%) Degree
6 14 (5.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.61%) MCITP
9 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.12%) APMP
11 3 (1.12%) CBAP
11 3 (1.12%) CCNA
11 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.75%) IIBA
13 1 (0.37%) CISSP
13 1 (0.37%) HND
13 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (18.28%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.24%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.12%) Nagios
3 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.81%) HP
3 27 (10.07%) SAP
4 26 (9.70%) Oracle
5 15 (5.60%) Atlassian
6 13 (4.85%) Rally
7 12 (4.48%) Cisco
8 11 (4.10%) VMware
9 8 (2.99%) Bloomberg
9 8 (2.99%) Reuters
10 6 (2.24%) Intel Security
10 6 (2.24%) NetSuite
11 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.87%) Sage
12 4 (1.49%) IBM
12 4 (1.49%) NetApp
12 4 (1.49%) webMethods
13 3 (1.12%) Citrix
13 3 (1.12%) EMC
13 3 (1.12%) Juniper
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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