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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 6.17% 11.34% 10.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.78% 50.00% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +13.71%
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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
18 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 22.22% 22.68% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £397 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

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 30 October 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 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Tester
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA