The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Woking region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 17.05% 13.64% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.22% 42.86% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate £365 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-25.41% +26.31%
Qualifications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 26.14% 31.82% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 16
Average daily rate £365 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
ISEB
Surrey

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 April 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 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) BDD
3 12 (70.59%) QA
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (52.94%) REST
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) WPF
6 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) User Stories
8 4 (23.53%) Content Management
8 4 (23.53%) UML
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Publishing
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
10 2 (11.76%) Office 365
10 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 2 (11.76%) Law

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) WCF
1 9 (52.94%) REST
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) Content Management
6 4 (23.53%) UML
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Mercator