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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 146 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 107 157 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.61% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 6.01% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 107 109
Median daily rate £376 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £39.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -56.23%
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
2117 2611 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.02% 26.77% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1570 1223
Median daily rate £400 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 119
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Hampshire -28 25 £360 -4.00% 4
Surrey +15 22 £375 -6.25% 6
Berkshire +9 18 £400 +13.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 13 £378 +25.83% 2
West Sussex -7 12 £425 +47.82% 1
East Sussex +10 7 £344 -9.60% 2
Oxfordshire -11 6 £525 +16.66% 1
Kent +6 1 £225 -55.00%
Middlesex 0 1 £450 +20.00%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 127 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (44.53%) ISTQB
3 72 (29.15%) Finance
4 61 (24.70%) Test Scripting
5 57 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 54 (21.86%) QA
7 52 (21.05%) Selenium
8 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
9 49 (19.84%) Business Analysis
10 46 (18.62%) JIRA
11 45 (18.22%) User Stories
12 44 (17.81%) Java
13 40 (16.19%) Scrum
14 39 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 38 (15.38%) SQL
15 38 (15.38%) Software Testing
15 38 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (15.38%) SC Cleared
16 36 (14.57%) SDLC
17 35 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
17 35 (14.17%) Degree
17 35 (14.17%) XML
17 35 (14.17%) HP
18 34 (13.77%) Functional Testing
19 32 (12.96%) WebDriver
20 31 (12.55%) Waterfall
20 31 (12.55%) BDD
20 31 (12.55%) Regression Testing
21 29 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (11.74%) Test Automation

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 28 (11.34%) Confluence
2 16 (6.48%) IIS
3 5 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.45%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.40%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.05%) SaaS
2 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.62%) PuTTY
1 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.81%) LAN
2 2 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.81%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) 3G
3 1 (0.40%) GSM
3 1 (0.40%) MVNO
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) Big Data
1 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.40%) DataStage
4 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.40%) QlikView
4 1 (0.40%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (21.05%) Selenium
2 46 (18.62%) JIRA
3 32 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 25 (10.12%) Cucumber
5 23 (9.31%) Jenkins
6 22 (8.91%) Maven
7 19 (7.69%) JMeter
8 18 (7.29%) SoapUI
9 17 (6.88%) JUnit
10 16 (6.48%) Ant
10 16 (6.48%) Gradle
10 16 (6.48%) Hudson
10 16 (6.48%) jMock
11 15 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (5.26%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.64%) Visual Studio
14 7 (2.83%) SpecFlow
15 3 (1.21%) MSTest
15 3 (1.21%) NuGet
15 3 (1.21%) TestComplete
General
1 72 (29.15%) Finance
2 21 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.24%) Banking
4 7 (2.83%) Retail
5 5 (2.02%) Military
5 5 (2.02%) Publishing
6 4 (1.62%) Automotive
7 3 (1.21%) Billing
7 3 (1.21%) Electronics
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Back Office
8 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (63.16%) Analyst
2 78 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 67 (27.13%) Test Analyst
4 26 (10.53%) Tester
5 17 (6.88%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (6.48%) Automation Test Analyst
6 16 (6.48%) Automation Tester
6 16 (6.48%) Test Engineer
7 14 (5.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (5.67%) Developer
7 14 (5.67%) Test Automation Developer
8 13 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 13 (5.26%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.86%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Data Business Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) Developer in Test
11 10 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (4.05%) QA Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.17%) XML
2 27 (10.93%) .NET
2 27 (10.93%) Web Services
3 21 (8.50%) Spring
4 19 (7.69%) REST
5 16 (6.48%) Ajax
5 16 (6.48%) Hibernate
5 16 (6.48%) HTML
5 16 (6.48%) Java EE
5 16 (6.48%) JMS
5 16 (6.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.24%) FpML
8 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.62%) JSP
9 4 (1.62%) SOAP
10 3 (1.21%) Angular 2
10 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.21%) Middleware
11 2 (0.81%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.64%) Frameworx
6 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.02%) User Experience
7 4 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.62%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.62%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.21%) Social Network
9 2 (0.81%) CESG
9 2 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.81%) Statistics
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.53%) Linux
2 24 (9.72%) Unix
3 12 (4.86%) Windows
4 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.62%) Android
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (24.70%) Test Scripting
3 49 (19.84%) Business Analysis
4 45 (18.22%) User Stories
5 40 (16.19%) Scrum
6 38 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 38 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (14.57%) SDLC
8 35 (14.17%) System Integration Testing
9 34 (13.77%) Functional Testing
10 31 (12.55%) BDD
10 31 (12.55%) Regression Testing
10 31 (12.55%) Waterfall
11 29 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (11.74%) Test Automation
12 28 (11.34%) Integration Testing
12 28 (11.34%) TDD
13 24 (9.72%) ITIL
13 24 (9.72%) Test Strategy
14 23 (9.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.81%) Java
2 38 (15.38%) SQL
3 18 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.48%) Groovy
5 13 (5.26%) C#
6 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.24%) VBScript
8 5 (2.02%) C++
9 3 (1.21%) Python
10 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby
10 2 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (44.53%) ISTQB
2 57 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 50 (20.24%) Security Cleared
4 38 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 35 (14.17%) Degree
6 12 (4.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (4.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.64%) MCITP
7 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.62%) APMP
9 4 (1.62%) CBAP
9 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.81%) CISSP
11 2 (0.81%) CLAS
12 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (21.86%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.81%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.21%) Docker
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.31%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.62%) Oozie
3 3 (1.21%) Nagios
4 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.17%) HP
3 21 (8.50%) SAP
4 19 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 16 (6.48%) Rally
6 15 (6.07%) Oracle
7 10 (4.05%) Cisco
8 8 (3.24%) Bloomberg
8 8 (3.24%) Reuters
9 7 (2.83%) NetSuite
10 5 (2.02%) Sage
10 5 (2.02%) webMethods
11 4 (1.62%) VMware
12 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.81%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (0.40%) Ericsson
13 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.40%) SunGard
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