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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 164 141 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 88 128 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.36% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 4.99% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 116
Median daily rate £343 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £277 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £472 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +29.36%
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
2005 2566 2870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.48% 27.29% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1508 1429
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 140 140
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Oxfordshire +8 20 £200 -51.51% 5
Berkshire -6 15 £363 +3.57% 2
Hampshire -3 13 £350 -4.76% 6
West Sussex +15 11 £375 -23.46% 4
Surrey +8 11 £398 +17.42% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £330 +10.00%
East Sussex +6 6 £347 -8.75% 2
Sussex - 5 £350 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 102 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.43%) ISTQB
3 59 (30.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 50 (25.51%) SQL
6 45 (22.96%) Business Analysis
7 43 (21.94%) Software Testing
8 42 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (19.90%) Scrum
10 36 (18.37%) Finance
10 36 (18.37%) Selenium
11 35 (17.86%) SDLC
12 34 (17.35%) QA
13 29 (14.80%) Security Cleared
14 28 (14.29%) BDD
14 28 (14.29%) User Stories
14 28 (14.29%) XML
15 27 (13.78%) Microsoft
16 25 (12.76%) Java
16 25 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (12.24%) JIRA
17 24 (12.24%) SC Cleared
18 21 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
18 21 (10.71%) Degree
19 20 (10.20%) PRINCE2
20 19 (9.69%) Unix
20 19 (9.69%) HP
20 19 (9.69%) Oracle
20 19 (9.69%) Cucumber
21 18 (9.18%) Waterfall

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 17 (8.67%) Confluence
2 6 (3.06%) IIS
3 4 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.12%) MS Office
2 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.53%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Sonata
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.51%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) PuTTY
1 3 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) GSM
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.04%) Big Data
1 4 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (18.37%) Selenium
2 24 (12.24%) JIRA
3 19 (9.69%) Cucumber
4 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 10 (5.10%) JMeter
7 9 (4.59%) Maven
8 8 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.08%) JUnit
8 8 (4.08%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.57%) Ant
9 7 (3.57%) Gradle
9 7 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.06%) HP UFT
10 6 (3.06%) Hudson
10 6 (3.06%) jMock
11 3 (1.53%) Gatling
11 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.53%) MSTest
General
1 36 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.55%) Publishing
4 4 (2.04%) Automotive
4 4 (2.04%) Banking
5 3 (1.53%) Billing
5 3 (1.53%) Military
5 3 (1.53%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (54.59%) Analyst
2 64 (32.65%) Business Analyst
3 43 (21.94%) Tester
4 38 (19.39%) Test Analyst
5 18 (9.18%) Automation Tester
6 13 (6.63%) Test Leader
7 11 (5.61%) Developer
7 11 (5.61%) Process Analyst
7 11 (5.61%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 11 (5.61%) Selenium Tester
7 11 (5.61%) Test Manager
8 10 (5.10%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (5.10%) Test Automation Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Developer in Test
10 7 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) QA Automation Tester
11 6 (3.06%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.29%) XML
2 18 (9.18%) .NET
3 12 (6.12%) Web Services
4 9 (4.59%) REST
5 7 (3.57%) Spring
6 6 (3.06%) Ajax
6 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.06%) Java EE
6 6 (3.06%) JMS
6 6 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.55%) HTML
8 4 (2.04%) SOAP
9 3 (1.53%) Angular 2
9 3 (1.53%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.02%) RESTful
10 2 (1.02%) WCF
10 2 (1.02%) WPF
11 1 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.55%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (1.53%) Social Network
8 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) Frameworx
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) RIA
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.69%) Unix
2 16 (8.16%) Linux
3 15 (7.65%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.04%) Android
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
7 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 45 (22.96%) Business Analysis
4 43 (21.94%) Software Testing
5 42 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (19.90%) Scrum
7 35 (17.86%) SDLC
8 28 (14.29%) BDD
8 28 (14.29%) User Stories
9 25 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (10.20%) PRINCE2
12 18 (9.18%) Integration Testing
12 18 (9.18%) Waterfall
13 17 (8.67%) Functional Testing
13 17 (8.67%) ITIL
14 16 (8.16%) TDD
14 16 (8.16%) Test Strategy
14 16 (8.16%) UML
15 15 (7.65%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.51%) SQL
2 25 (12.76%) Java
3 14 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.12%) C#
5 7 (3.57%) Groovy
6 4 (2.04%) C++
6 4 (2.04%) Python
7 3 (1.53%) Ruby
8 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.02%) VB
8 2 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 59 (30.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (14.80%) Security Cleared
4 24 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 21 (10.71%) Degree
6 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.53%) CBAP
7 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.02%) APMP
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) MCITP
8 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CIPD
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.35%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) MiFID
2 2 (1.02%) SDET
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.04%) Oozie
3 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.51%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.69%) HP
2 19 (9.69%) Oracle
3 12 (6.12%) SAP
4 7 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.04%) NetSuite
6 4 (2.04%) VMware
7 3 (1.53%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.53%) webMethods
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco
8 2 (1.02%) Progress
8 2 (1.02%) Sage
8 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.51%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.51%) Saba
9 1 (0.51%) Thunderhead
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago