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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 122 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 158 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 1.54% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 5.94% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 87 101
Median daily rate £375 £328 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £170.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -24.75%
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
2553 2424 2443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.81% 25.97% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1322 1219
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 125 103
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -8 37 £400 +1.58% 9
Surrey +1 31 £450 +29.03% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 25 £335 +11.66% 3
Berkshire -24 16 £379 +45.67% 6
Kent -8 15 £210 -35.38% 3
West Sussex -20 14 £403 +28.80% 1
East Sussex +6 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +13 8 £345 +20.00% 6
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 132 (47.31%) ISTQB
2 128 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (39.78%) Finance
4 86 (30.82%) Test Scripting
5 71 (25.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 68 (24.37%) SQL
7 61 (21.86%) Software Testing
8 57 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 51 (18.28%) Waterfall
11 50 (17.92%) QA
12 48 (17.20%) JIRA
13 47 (16.85%) Security Cleared
14 46 (16.49%) Regression Testing
15 45 (16.13%) Integration Testing
15 45 (16.13%) SDLC
16 43 (15.41%) Selenium
17 41 (14.70%) Business Analysis
17 41 (14.70%) XML
18 39 (13.98%) HP
18 39 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
19 38 (13.62%) SC Cleared
20 37 (13.26%) Test Strategy
21 36 (12.90%) Java
22 35 (12.54%) System Integration Testing
23 31 (11.11%) Windows
23 31 (11.11%) Telecoms
23 31 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (11.11%) Degree
24 30 (10.75%) MS Excel

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 27 (9.68%) Confluence
2 12 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.58%) IIS
4 8 (2.87%) JBoss
5 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.08%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 30 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.24%) MS Office
3 13 (4.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.51%) SaaS
2 6 (2.15%) IaaS
2 6 (2.15%) PaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) FTP
2 2 (0.72%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.72%) LAN
2 2 (0.72%) MVNO
2 2 (0.72%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.72%) VoIP
2 2 (0.72%) WAN
2 2 (0.72%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.36%) 3G
3 1 (0.36%) Broadband
3 1 (0.36%) GSM
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.36%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.08%) DataStage
6 3 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.08%) QualityStage
6 3 (1.08%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.72%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (17.20%) JIRA
2 43 (15.41%) Selenium
3 29 (10.39%) Cucumber
4 25 (8.96%) WebDriver
5 21 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.66%) HP UFT
6 13 (4.66%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.66%) Maven
7 12 (4.30%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.94%) JUnit
9 10 (3.58%) Ant
9 10 (3.58%) Gradle
9 10 (3.58%) Hudson
9 10 (3.58%) JMeter
9 10 (3.58%) jMock
10 8 (2.87%) TestComplete
11 7 (2.51%) Gatling
12 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.43%) TestDirector
13 4 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 111 (39.78%) Finance
2 31 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.66%) Retail
4 8 (2.87%) Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Electronics
5 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (0.72%) Automotive
6 2 (0.72%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.72%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 182 (65.23%) Analyst
2 105 (37.63%) Test Analyst
3 71 (25.45%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.96%) Test Manager
5 24 (8.60%) Tester
6 19 (6.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (6.09%) Financial Analyst
8 16 (5.73%) Test Engineer
9 14 (5.02%) Automation Tester
10 13 (4.66%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Manual Test Analyst
12 11 (3.94%) Finance Business Analyst
12 11 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.58%) Developer
13 10 (3.58%) QA Analyst
13 10 (3.58%) Test Leader
14 9 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (3.23%) IT Analyst
14 9 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
14 9 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.70%) XML
2 20 (7.17%) HTML
3 18 (6.45%) Web Services
4 17 (6.09%) .NET
5 13 (4.66%) Spring
6 10 (3.58%) Ajax
6 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.58%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.58%) Java EE
6 10 (3.58%) JMS
6 10 (3.58%) REST
6 10 (3.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (2.87%) FpML
8 6 (2.15%) CSS
8 6 (2.15%) Middleware
9 3 (1.08%) JSP
10 2 (0.72%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.72%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.72%) SOAP
10 2 (0.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.87%) AS400
6 7 (2.51%) Frameworx
6 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.15%) User Experience
8 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.43%) EPoS
9 4 (1.43%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.08%) NHS
10 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.72%) Statistics
12 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.11%) Windows
2 26 (9.32%) Unix
3 24 (8.60%) Linux
4 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Solaris
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.72%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.82%) Test Scripting
3 61 (21.86%) Software Testing
4 57 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (18.28%) Waterfall
6 46 (16.49%) Regression Testing
7 45 (16.13%) Integration Testing
7 45 (16.13%) SDLC
8 41 (14.70%) Business Analysis
9 37 (13.26%) Test Strategy
10 35 (12.54%) System Integration Testing
11 31 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (10.39%) Test Management
13 28 (10.04%) Functional Testing
14 25 (8.96%) PRINCE2
14 25 (8.96%) User Stories
15 24 (8.60%) BDD
15 24 (8.60%) Test Automation
16 23 (8.24%) ITIL
17 22 (7.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (24.37%) SQL
2 36 (12.90%) Java
3 20 (7.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.30%) C#
5 10 (3.58%) Groovy
5 10 (3.58%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.58%) VBScript
6 7 (2.51%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.51%) VB
7 5 (1.79%) C++
7 5 (1.79%) Scala
8 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.43%) Python
8 4 (1.43%) Ruby
8 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (47.31%) ISTQB
2 71 (25.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 47 (16.85%) Security Cleared
4 38 (13.62%) SC Cleared
5 31 (11.11%) Degree
6 19 (6.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 13 (4.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.23%) MCITP
9 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.87%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.08%) CBAP
11 3 (1.08%) CCNA
12 2 (0.72%) ACCA
12 2 (0.72%) APMP
12 2 (0.72%) CIMA
12 2 (0.72%) IIBA
12 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.92%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.72%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.72%) FATCA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.15%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.08%) Nagios
3 3 (1.08%) nmon
3 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 39 (13.98%) HP
3 29 (10.39%) Oracle
4 28 (10.04%) SAP
5 15 (5.38%) Cisco
6 12 (4.30%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.58%) Rally
7 10 (3.58%) VMware
8 8 (2.87%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.87%) Reuters
9 6 (2.15%) Intel Security
10 5 (1.79%) BMC
10 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.43%) IBM
11 4 (1.43%) Juniper
11 4 (1.43%) NetApp
12 3 (1.08%) Citrix
12 3 (1.08%) Cognos
12 3 (1.08%) EMC
12 3 (1.08%) webMethods
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 28 days ago