The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.68% 8.11% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 52.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.78 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +141.39%
ISEB
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.33% 15.32% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate £313 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% -30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £283 £488
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 £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Watford

ISEB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP