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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South East
Rank 139 143 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Contract jobs citing ISEB 98 114 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 1.33% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 4.80% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 75 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £177.50 -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2185 2373 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.69% 27.65% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1415 1244
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 102
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.50
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 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Surrey +17 26 £400 +6.66% 10
Hampshire +18 25 £350 -9.67% 8
Berkshire +10 11 £365 +4.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £363 +20.83%
Oxfordshire -3 10 £281 -21.32% 2
West Sussex -11 9 £408 +29.36% 5
Kent -5 3 £550 +161.90% 1
East Sussex +2 2 £550 +51.72% 1
Sussex - 2 £373 -
Middlesex +4 1 £375 -16.66%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 104 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.77%) ISTQB
3 72 (35.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 63 (31.34%) Test Scripting
5 61 (30.35%) SQL
6 50 (24.88%) Business Analysis
7 46 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (21.89%) Software Testing
9 39 (19.40%) SDLC
10 33 (16.42%) User Stories
11 31 (15.42%) Waterfall
11 31 (15.42%) Finance
12 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared
13 28 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (13.93%) JIRA
13 28 (13.93%) Selenium
14 27 (13.43%) Scrum
14 27 (13.43%) Oracle
15 26 (12.94%) Windows
15 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
16 25 (12.44%) HP
17 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
18 23 (11.44%) Functional Testing
18 23 (11.44%) QA
19 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
21 19 (9.45%) PRINCE2
22 18 (8.96%) Unix
22 18 (8.96%) UML
22 18 (8.96%) XML

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 16 (7.96%) Confluence
2 12 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) MS Office
2 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (1.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.00%) Taleo
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) PuTTY
1 5 (2.49%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.50%) GSM
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) MVNO
2 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.99%) Big Data
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (2.49%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (2.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (13.93%) JIRA
1 28 (13.93%) Selenium
2 15 (7.46%) Cucumber
3 11 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.48%) HP UFT
5 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.99%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.49%) JMeter
7 5 (2.49%) JUnit
7 5 (2.49%) Maven
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.49%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.49%) Toad
7 5 (2.49%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.99%) Ant
8 4 (1.99%) Gradle
8 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 31 (15.42%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.49%) Publishing
3 5 (2.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (58.71%) Analyst
2 65 (32.34%) Business Analyst
3 43 (21.39%) Tester
4 39 (19.40%) Test Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) Process Analyst
6 13 (6.47%) Test Manager
7 11 (5.47%) Test Leader
8 10 (4.98%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.48%) Digital Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Business Process Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Finance Business Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Test Automation Developer
12 6 (2.99%) QA Automation Tester
12 6 (2.99%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.96%) XML
2 8 (3.98%) Web Services
3 6 (2.99%) .NET
4 5 (2.49%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.49%) Middleware
5 4 (1.99%) Angular 2
5 4 (1.99%) Java EE
5 4 (1.99%) REST
5 4 (1.99%) RESTful
6 3 (1.49%) Ajax
6 3 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) JMS
6 3 (1.49%) SOAP
6 3 (1.49%) Spring
6 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) User Experience
4 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.49%) Social Network
6 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.00%) Frameworx
6 2 (1.00%) NHS
6 2 (1.00%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.50%) CCTV
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) RIA
7 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.94%) Windows
2 18 (8.96%) Unix
3 15 (7.46%) Linux
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
6 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.34%) Test Scripting
3 50 (24.88%) Business Analysis
4 46 (22.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (21.89%) Software Testing
6 39 (19.40%) SDLC
7 33 (16.42%) User Stories
8 31 (15.42%) Waterfall
9 28 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (13.43%) Scrum
11 23 (11.44%) Functional Testing
12 20 (9.95%) Test Automation
13 19 (9.45%) PRINCE2
14 18 (8.96%) Integration Testing
14 18 (8.96%) ITIL
14 18 (8.96%) Test Management
14 18 (8.96%) UML
15 17 (8.46%) Regression Testing
16 16 (7.96%) BDD
16 16 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.35%) SQL
2 18 (8.96%) Java
3 11 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.99%) C#
5 5 (2.49%) C
5 5 (2.49%) F#
6 4 (1.99%) Groovy
6 4 (1.99%) Python
7 2 (1.00%) PHP
7 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.00%) Ruby
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (45.77%) ISTQB
2 72 (35.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (11.94%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.46%) Degree
6 7 (3.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.49%) ACCA
8 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.49%) CIMA
8 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.00%) CBAP
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.00%) IIBA
9 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.00%) MCITP
9 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CIPD
10 1 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.44%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) GDPR
2 2 (1.00%) SDET
3 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.99%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.99%) Oozie
3 1 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 27 (13.43%) Oracle
2 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.44%) HP
4 11 (5.47%) SAP
4 11 (5.47%) VMware
5 5 (2.49%) Remedy
6 4 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.99%) Intel Security
6 4 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.49%) Workday
8 2 (1.00%) Cisco
8 2 (1.00%) Compaq
8 2 (1.00%) Progress
8 2 (1.00%) Saba
8 2 (1.00%) webMethods
9 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix
9 1 (0.50%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.50%) Sage
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