Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.98% 2.04% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 14.71% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -46.67% -12.28%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £288
90th Percentile £500 £563 £475
South East median daily rate £380 £350 £358
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.10% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £60.00 £34.19
% change year-on-year -43.33% +75.52% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 158 170 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.92% 13.87% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 117 214
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £163 £180
90th Percentile £533 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £21.40 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.18% -41.38% +92.11%
10th Percentile £17.55 £17.05 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.90 £38.60 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.11% -33.31% +105.88%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -19 10 £475 +137.50% 2
Kidlington -5 2 £500 -4.76%
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) SaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Confluence
7 3 (25.00%) Test Management
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (25.00%) SMS
7 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Document Management
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Compliance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Compliance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
4 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Document Management
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) SAP