Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 41 63
Rank change year-on-year -38 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.86% 4.31% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 26.36% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 8
Oxford median daily rate £500 £200 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -51.52% -8.33%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £200 £374
% change year-on-year +137.50% -46.49% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 110 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.77% 16.34% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 82 116
Oxford median daily rate £425 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.93% -21.13%
10th Percentile £224 £150 £126
90th Percentile £534 £536 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.73% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Oxford median hourly rate £20.50 £18.72 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.54% -65.97% +185.71%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.74 £18.50
90th Percentile £42.15 £22.60 £76.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £30.25 £20.65 £45.00
% change year-on-year +46.52% -54.12% +136.84%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Oxford

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Oxford

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) GDPR
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) IIBA
5 1 (16.67%) CBAP
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Manager
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) CBAP
2 1 (16.67%) IIBA
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com