The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 17 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 10 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.87% 9.25% 5.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.32% 13.22% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +147.49%
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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 Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 121 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.30% 69.94% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 103 6
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) SOA
4 11 (64.71%) UML
4 11 (64.71%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
4 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (64.71%) Change Control
5 10 (58.82%) Content Management
5 10 (58.82%) CMS
5 10 (58.82%) Information Security
5 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (58.82%) GIS
5 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (58.82%) Workflow
5 10 (58.82%) ISO 9000
5 10 (58.82%) SAP
5 10 (58.82%) Web Services
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL
5 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (58.82%) CRM
6 9 (52.94%) VB
6 9 (52.94%) Retail
6 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
7 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
7 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 10 (58.82%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Manufacturing
2 9 (52.94%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Solutions Architect
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) GIS
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) SOA
3 11 (64.71%) UML
3 11 (64.71%) Change Control
4 10 (58.82%) Information Security
4 10 (58.82%) CRM
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
4 10 (58.82%) Workflow
4 10 (58.82%) Content Management
5 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) ArchiMate
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO 9000
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Zerto