Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 78 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.16% 1.15% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.01% 5.39% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 29
Bristol median daily rate £325 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -9.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £245 £264 £283
90th Percentile £424 £446 £462
South West median daily rate £353 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -

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 366 334 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.32% 21.37% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 207 286
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £212 £269 £263
90th Percentile £600 £594 £506
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 19
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £32.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.74% +92.54% -60.00%
10th Percentile £15.70 £16.80 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.75 £51.25 £30.00
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -6.54% +5.08%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018, 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 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (22.73%) TestRail
6 5 (22.73%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) Release Management
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) User Experience

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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Power BI
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
1 5 (22.73%) TestRail
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) MSTest
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Documentation Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.55%) FNZ