The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.15% 2.22% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.28% 8.93% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Average daily rate £363 £331 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £448 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
357 347 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.48% 24.86% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 160 145
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £18.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Epsom +9 7 £375 -
Guildford +6 4 £363 +11.53%
Cobham 0 1 - -
Leatherhead -14 1 £405 - 1
Woking - 1 - -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Finance
3 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
3 15 (34.09%) ISTQB
4 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.73%) Scrum
6 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.91%) C#
8 7 (15.91%) SQL
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (13.64%) Java
9 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) HP
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle
10 5 (11.36%) XML
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.36%) BDD
11 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) DataStage
2 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.27%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Toad
5 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Finance Business Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Business IT Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) IT Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Systems Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Swing
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
3 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) BDD
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Test Management
10 3 (6.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C#
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.82%) VBScript
4 2 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ACCA
4 2 (4.55%) CIMA
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) APMP
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) CRD IV
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.55%) FATCA
3 1 (2.27%) GAAP
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.27%) Planview
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy