The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 17 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 2.35% 3.23% 8.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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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 Woking region.

Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.53% 12.90% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £370 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Woking

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 10 (62.50%) WCF
3 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (62.50%) REST
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
4 9 (56.25%) WPF
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories
9 3 (18.75%) DevOps
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Tester
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
8 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) SOAP
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
1 10 (62.50%) WCF
1 10 (62.50%) REST
2 9 (56.25%) WPF
2 9 (56.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) BDD
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Content Management
8 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA