Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 221 215
Rank change year-on-year +84 -6 -30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 21 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 2.38% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 31
Median daily rate £475 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -34.78% +21.05%
10th Percentile £319 £345 £350
90th Percentile £575 £530 £688
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £550
% change year-on-year - -13.64% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £69.17
Central London median hourly rate - - £69.17

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 519 883 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.44% 13.65% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 616 679
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +8.70%
10th Percentile £272 £298 £298
90th Percentile £643 £695 £700
Central London median daily rate £495 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.00% +32.74% +4.56%
10th Percentile £20.53 £12.25 £14.23
90th Percentile £52.40 £39.90 £39.48
Median hourly rate £33.75 £21.18 £19.10
% change year-on-year +59.35% +10.89% +7.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISEB in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISEB in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISEB in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISEB in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
ISEB
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) BPMN
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) BDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.56%) GoCD
6 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.56%) Protractor
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XBRL
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) BPMN
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Gathering
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (16.67%) CBAP
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) IIBA
4 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Grafana
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) HubSpot
3 1 (5.56%) Pega