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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South East
Rank 166 143 105
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Contract jobs citing ISEB 67 116 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.39% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 5.00% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
1977 2318 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.23% 27.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1374 1260
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 125 122
Median hourly rate £23.10 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.29% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.12 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +10 16 £350 +2.94% 6
Hampshire +10 15 £325 -14.75% 7
Oxfordshire +1 10 £200 -33.33% 4
West Sussex +1 7 £372 -18.59% 3
Berkshire -7 7 £398 +13.57% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £430 +43.33% 2
Sussex - 4 £361 -
East Sussex +5 3 £350 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 88 (49.44%) ISTQB
2 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (33.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (29.78%) Test Scripting
5 50 (28.09%) Business Analysis
6 48 (26.97%) SQL
7 41 (23.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 40 (22.47%) Software Testing
9 33 (18.54%) Scrum
9 33 (18.54%) Selenium
10 31 (17.42%) Finance
10 31 (17.42%) SDLC
11 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.29%) User Stories
13 25 (14.04%) Java
13 25 (14.04%) QA
13 25 (14.04%) JIRA
14 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (13.48%) BDD
15 23 (12.92%) XML
16 21 (11.80%) Degree
17 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
18 19 (10.67%) Waterfall
18 19 (10.67%) Oracle
19 18 (10.11%) Unix
19 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
20 17 (9.55%) Functional Testing
20 17 (9.55%) System Integration Testing
20 17 (9.55%) Windows
20 17 (9.55%) Integration Testing

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 (8.99%) Confluence
2 6 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.37%) IIS
3 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.30%) MS Office
3 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.56%) GSM
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) MVNO
2 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Big Data
1 6 (3.37%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (18.54%) Selenium
2 25 (14.04%) JIRA
3 15 (8.43%) Cucumber
4 12 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.62%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.06%) JMeter
6 9 (5.06%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.06%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.49%) JUnit
7 8 (4.49%) Maven
7 8 (4.49%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.93%) Ant
8 7 (3.93%) Gradle
8 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.37%) Hudson
9 6 (3.37%) jMock
10 2 (1.12%) Gatling
10 2 (1.12%) MSTest
10 2 (1.12%) TestNG
10 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (17.42%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.81%) Retail
4 4 (2.25%) Automotive
4 4 (2.25%) Publishing
5 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (57.87%) Analyst
2 62 (34.83%) Business Analyst
3 39 (21.91%) Tester
4 34 (19.10%) Test Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) Process Analyst
6 15 (8.43%) Automation Tester
7 11 (6.18%) Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 10 (5.62%) Selenium Tester
8 10 (5.62%) Test Automation Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Test Manager
9 9 (5.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.49%) Business Process Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) QA Automation Tester
12 6 (3.37%) QA Tester
12 6 (3.37%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) XML
2 11 (6.18%) .NET
2 11 (6.18%) Web Services
3 7 (3.93%) REST
4 6 (3.37%) Ajax
4 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.37%) Java EE
4 6 (3.37%) JMS
4 6 (3.37%) Spring
4 6 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.81%) Angular 2
5 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.69%) HTML
6 3 (1.69%) RESTful
6 3 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
8 1 (0.56%) JSON
8 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.37%) User Experience
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.69%) Social Network
7 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.12%) Frameworx
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) Unix
2 17 (9.55%) Windows
3 14 (7.87%) Linux
4 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.25%) Android
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Solaris
7 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.78%) Test Scripting
3 50 (28.09%) Business Analysis
4 41 (23.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (22.47%) Software Testing
6 33 (18.54%) Scrum
7 31 (17.42%) SDLC
8 29 (16.29%) User Stories
9 24 (13.48%) BDD
9 24 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (10.67%) Waterfall
11 17 (9.55%) Functional Testing
11 17 (9.55%) Integration Testing
11 17 (9.55%) System Integration Testing
12 16 (8.99%) UML
13 15 (8.43%) TDD
13 15 (8.43%) Test Automation
13 15 (8.43%) Test Strategy
14 14 (7.87%) BPMN
15 12 (6.74%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.97%) SQL
2 25 (14.04%) Java
3 11 (6.18%) C#
3 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.93%) Groovy
5 5 (2.81%) C
6 3 (1.69%) Python
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
7 2 (1.12%) VBScript
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (49.44%) ISTQB
2 60 (33.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (11.80%) Degree
4 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.69%) CBAP
6 3 (1.69%) IIBA
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.12%) MCITP
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ACCA
8 1 (0.56%) CIMA
8 1 (0.56%) CIPD
8 1 (0.56%) HNC
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.37%) Oozie
3 3 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 14 (7.87%) HP
4 11 (6.18%) SAP
5 7 (3.93%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (2.25%) webMethods
8 3 (1.69%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.69%) VMware
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco
9 2 (1.12%) Progress
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.56%) Infor
10 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.56%) Saba
10 1 (0.56%) Sage
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.56%) Workday
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