The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.66% 2.12% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.77% 8.74% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate £388 £394 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £543 £424
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 £15.92 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+575.35% +35.46%
ISEB
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 33.94% 24.24% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 69 55
Average daily rate £363 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.64 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -53.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.73 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £11.55 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (35.29%) BPMN
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) Siebel
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Informatica
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) JBehave
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Siebel Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) BPMN
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Informatica
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Siebel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware