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 2 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 83 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -24
Contract jobs citing ISEB 62 58 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 2.03% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 6.87% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 63
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£463 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
998 844 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.47% 29.56% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 474 451
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 52
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 14 £490 +32.43% 2
Somerset +1 13 £675 +107.69% 2
Bristol -19 13 £413 +10.00% 6
Devon 0 7 £425 +21.42% 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 £445 +3.79% 3
Dorset - 6 £463 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 64 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (42.95%) ISTQB
2 58 (38.93%) Security Cleared
3 54 (36.24%) Software Testing
4 42 (28.19%) SC Cleared
5 37 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (22.82%) Automated Testing
7 32 (21.48%) Finance
7 32 (21.48%) HP
8 31 (20.81%) Selenium
9 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
10 28 (18.79%) PRINCE2
11 27 (18.12%) JIRA
12 26 (17.45%) Test Scripting
12 26 (17.45%) .NET
13 25 (16.78%) Java
13 25 (16.78%) User Stories
14 24 (16.11%) SQL
15 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
15 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (13.42%) Project Management
16 20 (13.42%) C#
16 20 (13.42%) UML
17 19 (12.75%) CRM
17 19 (12.75%) QuickTest Pro
18 18 (12.08%) ITIL
18 18 (12.08%) Scrum
18 18 (12.08%) QA
18 18 (12.08%) .NET Framework
18 18 (12.08%) Degree

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.05%) CMS
2 3 (2.01%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (2.01%) Liferay
3 2 (1.34%) Lync
3 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.67%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.67%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Summit
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.67%) Agresso
2 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) GPRS
1 2 (1.34%) GSM
1 2 (1.34%) SMS
1 2 (1.34%) UMTS
1 2 (1.34%) WCDMA
1 2 (1.34%) Network Security
1 2 (1.34%) LTE
2 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.01%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) DataStage
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Selenium
2 27 (18.12%) JIRA
3 19 (12.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (8.72%) LoadRunner
5 9 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.70%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.03%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.36%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.34%) JMeter
12 2 (1.34%) Subversion
12 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.67%) Hudson
13 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Retail
3 12 (8.05%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.04%) Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Local Government
7 3 (2.01%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Electronics
8 2 (1.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (31.54%) Analyst
2 37 (24.83%) Tester
3 32 (21.48%) Test Analyst
4 21 (14.09%) Architect
5 20 (13.42%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (11.41%) Automation Tester
7 16 (10.74%) Test Manager
8 14 (9.40%) Business Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Test Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.37%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Test Leader
13 5 (3.36%) Service Manager
13 5 (3.36%) Senior Test Engineer
13 5 (3.36%) Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Project Manager
14 4 (2.68%) Programme Manager
14 4 (2.68%) Security Analyst
15 3 (2.01%) Integration Engineer
15 3 (2.01%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) .NET
2 18 (12.08%) .NET Framework
3 16 (10.74%) Web Services
4 7 (4.70%) HTML
5 6 (4.03%) CSS
6 5 (3.36%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.68%) Middleware
8 3 (2.01%) Spring
8 3 (2.01%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.34%) SOAP
10 1 (0.67%) JSP
10 1 (0.67%) SyncML
10 1 (0.67%) XML
10 1 (0.67%) WAP
10 1 (0.67%) WCF
10 1 (0.67%) WPF
10 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.05%) GIS
3 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Replication
6 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.34%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Linux
2 12 (8.05%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) UNIX
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) bada
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.24%) Software Testing
3 34 (22.82%) Automated Testing
4 28 (18.79%) PRINCE2
5 26 (17.45%) Test Scripting
6 25 (16.78%) User Stories
7 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (13.42%) UML
8 20 (13.42%) Project Management
9 19 (12.75%) CRM
10 18 (12.08%) ITIL
10 18 (12.08%) Scrum
11 17 (11.41%) Workflow
11 17 (11.41%) Test Management
12 15 (10.07%) SOA
12 15 (10.07%) TDD
13 14 (9.40%) Business Analysis
14 13 (8.72%) Test Automation
14 13 (8.72%) BDD
15 12 (8.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) Java
2 24 (16.11%) SQL
3 20 (13.42%) C#
4 11 (7.38%) VB
5 8 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.36%) Ruby
6 5 (3.36%) C
7 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.68%) Python
8 3 (2.01%) Perl
8 3 (2.01%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (42.95%) ISTQB
2 58 (38.93%) Security Cleared
3 42 (28.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (12.08%) Degree
5 11 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (4.70%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (4.03%) HND
8 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.01%) APMP
10 2 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.34%) CEH
10 2 (1.34%) CISSP
10 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) QA
2 11 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.38%) ISO 9000
3 7 (4.70%) ISO 9001
3 7 (4.70%) ISO 14001
4 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.34%) P3O
6 1 (0.67%) COREP
6 1 (0.67%) FINREP
6 1 (0.67%) HL7
6 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.67%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) HP
2 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.72%) SAP
4 7 (4.70%) Open Text
5 5 (3.36%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.68%) ATG
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle
7 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.34%) VMware
8 2 (1.34%) Dell
8 2 (1.34%) Cerner
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) CODA
9 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.67%) Symbian
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) Teradata
9 1 (0.67%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.67%) ESRI
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago