Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -31
Contract jobs citing ISEB 42 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.08% 1.22% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 5.23% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 12
Bristol median daily rate £375 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £288
90th Percentile £678 £486 £450
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £341
% change year-on-year -6.67% +9.89% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +194.12% - -

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 420 421 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.82% 23.32% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 245 280
Bristol median daily rate £393 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +2.89% +0.32%
10th Percentile £230 £236 £262
90th Percentile £538 £600 £601
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 22
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +19.40% -7.97%
10th Percentile £18.34 £14.08 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £44.75 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +4.56% +18.52% -15.63%

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 21 September 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 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 14 (33.33%) QA
3 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) Selenium
4 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
5 10 (23.81%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) VBScript
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 9 (21.43%) Workflow
6 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 9 (21.43%) CMS
6 9 (21.43%) WMI
6 9 (21.43%) API Testing
6 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 9 (21.43%) WCAG
6 9 (21.43%) Drupal
6 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (19.05%) Content Management
8 7 (16.67%) Validation
9 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) ISTQB

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 9 (21.43%) CMS
1 9 (21.43%) Drupal
2 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) TestRail
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Tester
3 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Software Tester
5 7 (16.67%) Test Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Information Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Services Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.81%) SDLC
4 9 (21.43%) API Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.43%) Workflow
5 8 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (19.05%) Content Management
6 7 (16.67%) Validation
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security
9 4 (9.52%) Decision-Making
9 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 9 (21.43%) VBScript
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) APMP
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (21.43%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle