The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.58% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 1.76% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £380 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +25.00%  
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 £28.50 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +94.20% -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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 284 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.78% 32.83% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 165 111
Median daily rate £450 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) YAML
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) TMap
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) Vertica
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) IDOL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UML Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) TMap
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) IIBA
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apigee
1 1 (25.00%) Apttus
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) Trillium
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
1 1 (25.00%) Vertica
1 1 (25.00%) Zuora