Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

ISEB Practitioner
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 796 845
Rank change year-on-year -9 +49 -79
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 51 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.038% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 19
England median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £223 £313 £309
90th Percentile £656 £488 £460
UK median daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

ISEB Practitioner 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,469 17,248 20,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.54% 18.87% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,358 10,534 12,878
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £246
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 853 810 746
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.85% +4.13% +12.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.78 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +13.68%

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISEB Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
South East +1 19 £326 -23.29% 7
London -3 18 £625 +56.25%
Midlands -3 8 £425 -5.56%
West Midlands -17 8 £425 -5.56%
East of England +3 4 £490 +43.70% 1
South West -20 1 - -
North of England -22 1 £335 -
North West - 1 £335 -
ISEB Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 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 England region with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner.

1 51 (100.00%) ISEB
2 30 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) HP
4 24 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
5 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
5 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
5 20 (39.22%) Windows
6 19 (37.25%) Oracle
6 19 (37.25%) DevOps
6 19 (37.25%) HP ALM
7 18 (35.29%) Test Management
8 17 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (29.41%) webMethods
9 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (29.41%) Scrum
9 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
10 14 (27.45%) Selenium
10 14 (27.45%) Java
10 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (27.45%) SoapUI
11 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
11 13 (25.49%) SDLC
12 12 (23.53%) SQL
12 12 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
13 11 (21.57%) JIRA
13 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center

ISEB Practitioner
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) PuTTY
1 8 (15.69%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Selenium
1 14 (27.45%) SoapUI
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (17.65%) HP UFT
6 8 (15.69%) SpecFlow
7 6 (11.76%) Ant
7 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 6 (11.76%) TestNG
8 5 (9.80%) Appium
8 5 (9.80%) JUnit
8 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (5.88%) TestRail
11 2 (3.92%) Toad
11 2 (3.92%) Zephyr
12 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Problem Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Test Assurance Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Project Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Project Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Test Automation
2 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 19 (37.25%) DevOps
5 18 (35.29%) Test Management
6 17 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
7 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (25.49%) SDLC
8 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
9 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Defect Tracking
11 9 (17.65%) API Testing
11 9 (17.65%) BDD
11 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (13.73%) ITIL
13 7 (13.73%) Kanban
13 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
14 6 (11.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) F#
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) COBOL
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (17.65%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CISM
7 1 (1.96%) CISMP
7 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) PMO
3 3 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) vSphere
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) IAG
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) HP ALM
2 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.88%) vRealize
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) HP
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle
4 15 (29.41%) webMethods
5 9 (17.65%) Software AG
6 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
6 8 (15.69%) VMware
7 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.84%) SAP
9 3 (5.88%) IBM