The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 43
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.82% 1.69% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 4.26% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Median daily rate £425 £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £338 £476
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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 258 258 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 39.09% 39.69% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 177 123
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.72% +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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Wiltshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Wiltshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Wiltshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 7 £425 +30.76% 3
Corsham - 1 £350 -
ISEB
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) IIBA
7 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
7 7 (25.93%) PMI
7 7 (25.93%) PMI Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
9 5 (18.52%) QA
9 5 (18.52%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 3 (11.11%) Retail
11 3 (11.11%) Ant
11 3 (11.11%) SAP
11 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
12 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
12 2 (7.41%) BDD
12 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
12 2 (7.41%) Coaching

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Robot Framework
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) JBehave
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) TestNG
5 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
8 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) F#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) IIBA
3 7 (25.93%) PMI Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.70%) CBAP
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware