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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.71% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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
23 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.43% 14.43% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate £375 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £120 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £383 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.85 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) System Testing
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Flash
2 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Flash
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) System Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix