Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 94 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 55 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.53% 1.07% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.36% 5.24% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 13
Bristol median daily rate £325 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.80% +0.71% -1.41%
10th Percentile £213 £232 £310
90th Percentile £625 £431 £451
South West median daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year -0.36% -6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 - £35.00

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 531 401 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.39% 20.37% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 210 246
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £212 £280
90th Percentile £538 £606 £600
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 22
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +53.06% +43.07%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.50 £16.23
90th Percentile £59.13 £45.00 £47.40
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
5 15 (27.27%) Selenium
5 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.45%) QA
6 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 10 (18.18%) Windows
8 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
9 9 (16.36%) WebDriver
9 9 (16.36%) Drupal
9 9 (16.36%) WCAG
9 9 (16.36%) WMI
9 9 (16.36%) Workflow
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) CMS
9 9 (16.36%) VBScript
9 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 9 (16.36%) API Testing
10 8 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.55%) Content Management

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 (16.36%) CMS
1 9 (16.36%) Drupal
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 9 (16.36%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.27%) TestRail
6 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.45%) Redmine
6 3 (5.45%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.82%) JBehave
7 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Tester
4 8 (14.55%) Software Tester
4 8 (14.55%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Test Automation
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (16.36%) API Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.36%) SDLC
5 9 (16.36%) Workflow
6 8 (14.55%) Content Management
6 8 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.73%) CRM
8 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Defect Management
9 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) VBScript
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
2 9 (16.36%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) WMI
2 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
4 5 (9.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft