The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 44 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% 1.81% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.53% 6.25% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
85 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.61% 28.92% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 49
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 37
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) WebInspect
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) BPEL
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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