The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.86% - 12.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Median daily rate £220 - £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8 7 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 22.86% 21.21% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 59
Median daily rate £240 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.02% +15.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £600 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Taunton

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Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Taunton region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared