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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 19 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.21% 11.68% 12.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.89% 15.72% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 2
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£425 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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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
36 159 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.50% 74.30% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 132 8
Average daily rate £363 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
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 £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) Manufacturing
1 20 (95.24%) .NET Framework
1 20 (95.24%) Change Control
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) ISO 9000
2 19 (90.48%) GIS
2 19 (90.48%) SOA
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 19 (90.48%) UML
2 19 (90.48%) CRM
3 18 (85.71%) SAP
3 18 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (85.71%) Workflow
3 18 (85.71%) Retail
3 18 (85.71%) Content Management
3 18 (85.71%) CMS
3 18 (85.71%) Information Security
3 18 (85.71%) Web Services
3 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (80.95%) C#
4 17 (80.95%) VB
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) ArchiMate
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (85.71%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (95.24%) Manufacturing
2 18 (85.71%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Architect
1 20 (95.24%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Defect Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) .NET Framework
2 18 (85.71%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) GIS
2 18 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Change Control
2 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 19 (90.48%) UML
2 19 (90.48%) CRM
2 19 (90.48%) SOA
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) Content Management
3 18 (85.71%) Workflow
3 18 (85.71%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) ArchiMate
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
1 17 (80.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) ISO 9000
2 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Veeam
3 1 (4.76%) Zerto