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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.45% 4.80% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.63% 19.12% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% -53.00%
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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
43 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.46% 25.09% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -71.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) WebInspect
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Xcode
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) Appium
4 1 (11.11%) Calabash
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle