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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 58 108 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 3.76% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 12.44% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 88 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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
876 868 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.42% 30.25% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 565 340
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 45 30
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -12 16 £318 +2.17% 7
Wiltshire +5 13 £382 -4.62% 1
Devon +5 11 £380 +32.17%
Somerset -18 7 £425 +41.66% 1
Dorset -1 4 £385 +28.33% 2
Gloucestershire -6 3 £363 -3.33% 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 39 (31.20%) Security Cleared
4 38 (30.40%) ISTQB
5 34 (27.20%) UML
5 34 (27.20%) Finance
6 30 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 27 (21.60%) Management Information System
7 27 (21.60%) Retail
7 27 (21.60%) Business Analysis
8 26 (20.80%) ITIL
8 26 (20.80%) .NET
9 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (19.20%) Information Security
10 24 (19.20%) C#
10 24 (19.20%) CRM
11 23 (18.40%) Web Services
11 23 (18.40%) SOA
11 23 (18.40%) Change Control
12 22 (17.60%) Project Management
13 21 (16.80%) CMS
13 21 (16.80%) Workflow
13 21 (16.80%) Manufacturing
13 21 (16.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
14 20 (16.00%) GIS
14 20 (16.00%) ISO 9000
15 19 (15.20%) SAP
15 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
16 18 (14.40%) Content Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 21 (16.80%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (1.60%) Liferay
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.80%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Summit
2 1 (0.80%) Exstream
2 1 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 4 (3.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.60%) DataStage
3 2 (1.60%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Selenium
2 10 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.40%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.20%) JIRA
5 4 (3.20%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.40%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.40%) JMeter
6 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.80%) JBehave
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 27 (21.60%) Retail
3 21 (16.80%) Manufacturing
4 17 (13.60%) Banking
5 7 (5.60%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.40%) Local Government
8 2 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Analyst
2 34 (27.20%) Test Analyst
3 29 (23.20%) Business Analyst
4 25 (20.00%) Architect
4 25 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (10.40%) Tester
6 11 (8.80%) Test Leader
7 9 (7.20%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Lead Business Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Test Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.40%) Financial Business Analyst
12 3 (2.40%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 2 (1.60%) Quality Analyst
13 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) .NET
2 23 (18.40%) Web Services
3 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.20%) HTML
4 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.40%) Middleware
6 2 (1.60%) Spring
6 2 (1.60%) JSP
6 2 (1.60%) AppFabric
6 2 (1.60%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.80%) WCF
7 1 (0.80%) J2EE
7 1 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.60%) Management Information System
2 20 (16.00%) GIS
3 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.60%) User Experience
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.80%) NHS
9 1 (0.80%) AS400
9 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 34 (27.20%) UML
4 30 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 27 (21.60%) Business Analysis
6 26 (20.80%) ITIL
7 24 (19.20%) Information Security
7 24 (19.20%) CRM
8 23 (18.40%) SOA
8 23 (18.40%) Change Control
9 22 (17.60%) Project Management
10 21 (16.80%) Workflow
11 18 (14.40%) Content Management
12 17 (13.60%) Test Scripting
13 15 (12.00%) Scrum
13 15 (12.00%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.20%) User Stories
15 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (8.80%) Manual Testing
16 11 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.20%) C#
2 18 (14.40%) SQL
2 18 (14.40%) VB
3 14 (11.20%) Java
4 5 (4.00%) Ruby
5 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.20%) Python
6 3 (2.40%) C++
6 3 (2.40%) C
6 3 (2.40%) Perl
7 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (31.20%) Security Cleared
2 38 (30.40%) ISTQB
3 19 (15.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.20%) Degree
6 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.00%) CISM
8 4 (3.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (2.40%) APMP
10 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.60%) CISSP
11 1 (0.80%) HND
11 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.00%) ISO 9000
3 15 (12.00%) QA
4 10 (8.00%) PCI DSS
5 7 (5.60%) ISO 14001
5 7 (5.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.80%) Basel II
6 1 (0.80%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.80%) COREP
6 1 (0.80%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) SAP
3 8 (6.40%) HP
4 6 (4.80%) ATG
5 5 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.60%) Teradata
7 2 (1.60%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.80%) Veeam
8 1 (0.80%) Zerto
8 1 (0.80%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.80%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £310 per day + .
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West, UK
Recruit121
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per year + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago