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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 103 58 85
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +27
Contract jobs citing ISEB 33 92 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 2.80% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 9.51% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 67 52
Median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
811 967 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.06% 29.48% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 596 578
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 67 34
Median hourly rate £35.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.21 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 August 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 August 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
Gloucestershire +1 11 £297 -23.84% 5
Wiltshire +4 7 £450 +20.00% 2
Dorset -4 4 £325 -16.12% 2
Devon -9 4 £425 +21.42%
Bristol -22 4 £375 +7.14% 3
Somerset 0 1 - - 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 48 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) Software Testing
3 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
4 22 (28.95%) Selenium
4 22 (28.95%) Finance
5 19 (25.00%) JIRA
6 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
7 15 (19.74%) Ruby
8 14 (18.42%) Business Analysis
9 13 (17.11%) C#
9 13 (17.11%) SQL
9 13 (17.11%) Automated Testing
9 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
10 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.47%) Java
10 11 (14.47%) ITIL
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
11 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
11 10 (13.16%) SDLC
12 9 (11.84%) Manual Testing
12 9 (11.84%) QA
12 9 (11.84%) HP
12 9 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (11.84%) Python
13 8 (10.53%) Project Management

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 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SSH
2 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Selenium
2 19 (25.00%) JIRA
3 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.21%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.89%) Capybara
5 6 (7.89%) HP UFT
5 6 (7.89%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.89%) WATIR
6 4 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.95%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (3.95%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.63%) Maven
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Games
4 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) Test Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Test Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Tester
5 7 (9.21%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Digital Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
10 2 (2.63%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Behat
2 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.26%) REST
2 4 (5.26%) SOAP
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) Spring
5 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) CESG
2 4 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
1 5 (6.58%) Unix
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) Software Testing
3 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 14 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 13 (17.11%) Automated Testing
6 11 (14.47%) ITIL
6 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.16%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) Manual Testing
9 8 (10.53%) OO
9 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.21%) Functional Testing
10 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.21%) Test Management
10 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
11 6 (7.89%) Defect Management
11 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
11 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Ruby
2 13 (17.11%) C#
2 13 (17.11%) SQL
3 11 (14.47%) Java
4 9 (11.84%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 4 (5.26%) CISSP
7 4 (5.26%) CLAS
8 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.32%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) HP
3 6 (7.89%) Rally
3 6 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Apple
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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