Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 74 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.29% 1.33% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 3.53% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £247 £325 £264
90th Percentile £425 £523 £388
South West median daily rate £374 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -0.40% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South West median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 438 482 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.21% 37.80% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 348 339
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £230
90th Percentile £591 £576 £550
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +7.19% +125.00%
10th Percentile £20.95 £23.45 £13.90
90th Percentile £39.25 £47.50 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +14.29%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Swindon -1 4 £350 -3.45%
Corsham -6 4 £375 -25.00%
Salisbury - 1 - -
ISEB
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (18.75%) System Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) CISA

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JBehave
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) IIBA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) PSD2
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco