The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.15% 2.31% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 3.83% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +172.57% -26.40%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 287 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 34.97% 60.29% 51.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 148 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Gloucestershire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 4 £300 -34.24% 1
Gloucester - 3 £475 - 1
ISEB
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 18 (60.00%) Scrum
2 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE
4 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) APMG
5 10 (33.33%) Banking
5 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (26.67%) Test Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Retail
9 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
10 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Unix
11 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (13.33%) C
12 3 (10.00%) C++
12 3 (10.00%) Java
12 3 (10.00%) Perl
12 3 (10.00%) Python
12 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
12 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 3 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
12 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.00%) Test Management
12 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
12 3 (10.00%) Ruby

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
4 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
6 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Business Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Fraud Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Lead
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Scrum
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (36.67%) Business Analysis
3 11 (36.67%) PRINCE
4 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (36.67%) APMG
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel II
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Teradata
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
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