The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South West
Rank 62 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 76 71 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.82% 2.37% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 6.87% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 47
Median daily rate £400 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
886 1033 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.83% 34.49% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 658 600
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 65 47
Median hourly rate £38.50 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the South West region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the South West region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire +14 22 £400 +10.34% 2
Wiltshire +8 22 £413 +8.19% 4
Devon +3 11 £380 +8.57% 1
Bristol -7 11 £345 -13.75% 9
Somerset +4 5 £220 -37.14% 4
Dorset -3 3 £353 -25.78% 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (48.03%) ISTQB
3 42 (33.07%) PRINCE2
4 37 (29.13%) Finance
4 37 (29.13%) Security Cleared
5 35 (27.56%) Scrum
6 34 (26.77%) Software Testing
7 32 (25.20%) Business Analysis
8 27 (21.26%) Java
9 23 (18.11%) Test Scripting
10 20 (15.75%) Selenium
11 19 (14.96%) Automated Testing
12 18 (14.17%) DV Cleared
13 17 (13.39%) BDD
13 17 (13.39%) Degree
13 17 (13.39%) SQL
13 17 (13.39%) SDLC
14 16 (12.60%) Test Planning
14 16 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (12.60%) QA
14 16 (12.60%) Ruby
15 15 (11.81%) JIRA
15 15 (11.81%) ITIL
16 14 (11.02%) Python
16 14 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
17 13 (10.24%) Unix
17 13 (10.24%) Banking
17 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
18 12 (9.45%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (3.94%) Confluence
1 5 (3.94%) IIS
2 4 (3.15%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) SAS
2 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.57%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 5 (3.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) Network Security
3 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.36%) SSH
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.57%) DMZ
6 1 (0.79%) Skype
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.72%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Selenium
2 15 (11.81%) JIRA
3 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.45%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.87%) Ant
5 10 (7.87%) Maven
6 9 (7.09%) LoadRunner
6 9 (7.09%) Subversion
7 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.72%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (4.72%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.36%) JBehave
11 3 (2.36%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (2.36%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (2.36%) Zephyr
12 2 (1.57%) TestComplete
General
1 37 (29.13%) Finance
2 13 (10.24%) Banking
3 11 (8.66%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Military
6 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
6 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (49.61%) Analyst
2 35 (27.56%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.05%) Test Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Test Leader
7 9 (7.09%) Tester
8 8 (6.30%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Business Change Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) IT Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Performance Test Leader
10 4 (3.15%) Requirements Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) Web Services
2 10 (7.87%) .NET
3 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.72%) XML
5 5 (3.94%) AppFabric
5 5 (3.94%) WCF
6 4 (3.15%) Spring
7 3 (2.36%) CSS
7 3 (2.36%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.36%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.36%) HTML
7 3 (2.36%) REST
7 3 (2.36%) SOAP
8 2 (1.57%) J2EE
9 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.72%) CESG
2 6 (4.72%) CESG CLAS
2 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.57%) W3C
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Unix
2 4 (3.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.07%) PRINCE2
3 35 (27.56%) Scrum
4 34 (26.77%) Software Testing
5 32 (25.20%) Business Analysis
6 23 (18.11%) Test Scripting
7 19 (14.96%) Automated Testing
8 17 (13.39%) BDD
8 17 (13.39%) SDLC
9 16 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (12.60%) Test Planning
10 15 (11.81%) ITIL
11 12 (9.45%) Manual Testing
11 12 (9.45%) PRINCE
11 12 (9.45%) Project Management
12 11 (8.66%) TOGAF
13 10 (7.87%) Test Management
14 9 (7.09%) Functional Testing
14 9 (7.09%) Use Case
14 9 (7.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.26%) Java
2 17 (13.39%) SQL
3 16 (12.60%) Ruby
4 14 (11.02%) Python
5 10 (7.87%) C
6 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.15%) C#
8 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.36%) C++
9 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.36%) Perl
9 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (48.03%) ISTQB
2 37 (29.13%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.17%) DV Cleared
4 17 (13.39%) Degree
5 14 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
7 12 (9.45%) APMG
8 10 (7.87%) CISSP
9 7 (5.51%) IIBA
10 6 (4.72%) CLAS
10 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.15%) CISA
11 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (2.36%) CHECK Team Member
12 3 (2.36%) CISM
12 3 (2.36%) CREST Certified
13 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.57%) PMP
13 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) QA
2 8 (6.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.15%) ISO 9000
5 3 (2.36%) SDET
6 2 (1.57%) Basel II
6 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Snort
3 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) HP
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle
4 7 (5.51%) Cloudera
5 6 (4.72%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.72%) IBM
6 4 (3.15%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.15%) Teradata
7 3 (2.36%) Sage
8 2 (1.57%) ATG
8 2 (1.57%) CA
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco
8 2 (1.57%) Epicor
8 2 (1.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) ESRI
9 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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Omni RMS
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