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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing ISEB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
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
26 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.12% 9.57% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate £413 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £550
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 £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (80.00%) Flash
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Flash
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle