The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.10% 0.88% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.56% 4.35% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £425 £325 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £305 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £325 £480
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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 45 69 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 13.51% 20.35% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 62
Median daily rate £395 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Swindon

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Swindon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) PMI
3 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
3 7 (38.89%) IIBA
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
8 2 (11.11%) GDPR
8 2 (11.11%) Apache
8 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (11.11%) Ant
8 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (11.11%) Subversion
8 2 (11.11%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) Maven
8 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) JBehave
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) IIBA
1 7 (38.89%) PMI Certification
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft