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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 90 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -38
Contract jobs citing ISEB 38 57 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.81% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 6.48% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 91
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
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
996 880 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.05% 27.97% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 523 623
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 55
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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
Wiltshire -9 11 £300 -21.36% 3
Gloucestershire +6 10 £444 +16.39% 6
Bristol -2 8 £435 +35.93% 2
Dorset -6 4 £290 -21.08%
Devon -6 2 £475 +25.00%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 47 (53.41%) ISTQB
2 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.55%) Software Testing
4 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
5 23 (26.14%) Finance
6 21 (23.86%) SQL
7 20 (22.73%) Selenium
7 20 (22.73%) JIRA
8 17 (19.32%) C#
9 16 (18.18%) DV Cleared
10 15 (17.05%) Business Analysis
10 15 (17.05%) PRINCE2
10 15 (17.05%) Scrum
11 14 (15.91%) Project Management
12 13 (14.77%) ITIL
12 13 (14.77%) Ruby
12 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
13 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 12 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.50%) Cucumber
15 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (11.36%) WebDriver
15 10 (11.36%) Manual Testing
15 10 (11.36%) QA
15 10 (11.36%) OO
15 10 (11.36%) Java
15 10 (11.36%) TOGAF

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 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.14%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Office
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SSH
2 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) DB2
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) JIRA
1 20 (22.73%) Selenium
2 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (11.36%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.09%) Capybara
5 8 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 8 (9.09%) WATIR
6 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.68%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.41%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.41%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.27%) Maven
11 1 (1.14%) JBehave
11 1 (1.14%) JUnit
11 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Electronics
5 4 (4.55%) Games
5 4 (4.55%) Marketing
6 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Analyst
2 29 (32.95%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Business Analyst
4 14 (15.91%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) Tester
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Lead Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Behat
2 5 (5.68%) REST
3 4 (4.55%) SOAP
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (3.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.14%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) JSON
6 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.14%) Spring
6 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) CESG
1 4 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Unix
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.55%) Software Testing
3 15 (17.05%) Business Analysis
3 15 (17.05%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.05%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Project Management
5 13 (14.77%) ITIL
5 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
6 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.36%) Manual Testing
7 10 (11.36%) OO
7 10 (11.36%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.23%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Functional Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.09%) UML
9 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) Ruby
4 10 (11.36%) Java
5 6 (6.82%) Python
6 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.41%) C++
7 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (53.41%) ISTQB
2 25 (28.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 12 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (6.82%) Degree
6 5 (5.68%) APMP
6 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.55%) CISSP
7 4 (4.55%) CLAS
8 1 (1.14%) CBAP
8 1 (1.14%) CCNA
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) HP
3 8 (9.09%) Rally
4 6 (6.82%) SAP
5 4 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Apple
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.14%) ATG
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Teradata
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