Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 90 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 24 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.22% 0.76% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 3.20% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 34
Bristol median daily rate £393 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% +1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £241 £310 £263
90th Percentile £481 £460 £455
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 401 406 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.30% 23.84% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 269 286
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £201 £269 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 14
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £25.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% +48.91% -59.10%
10th Percentile £13.79 £17.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.50 £25.00
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Bristol

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Test Management
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) TestRail
7 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Selenium
8 4 (16.67%) Release Management
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
1 5 (20.83%) TestRail
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) MSTest
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Product Management
7 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.17%) FNZ