The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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 East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.84% 2.78% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 20.51% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.43 £21.00
% change year-on-year +97.57% -31.30%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 39 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 6.25% 13.54% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 64 45
Median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £175.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in East Sussex

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 4 £375 - 1
Hastings - 1 - -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 1 (12.50%) JMeter
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (12.50%) W3C
7 1 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
7 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) OWASP
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP