Period
to 10 December 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 10 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.

ISEB Practitioner
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 806 837
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -49
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 50 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 12
England median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.94% -1.25%
10th Percentile £222 £293 £266
90th Percentile £628 £658 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year - +7.94% -0.94%
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 18,371 17,830 19,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.11% 18.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,939 10,982 12,236
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £245
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 814 775
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.10 £25.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -2.65% +4.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +15 19 £625 +47.06%
South East -17 14 £240 -48.11% 2
Midlands -5 9 £430 +1.18%
West Midlands -13 9 £430 +1.18%
East of England -8 8 £430 +26.10%
ISEB Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (100.00%) ISEB
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (54.00%) ISTQB
3 27 (54.00%) Test Management
4 25 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 24 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (48.00%) Windows
6 22 (44.00%) HP
7 18 (36.00%) HP ALM
8 17 (34.00%) SQL
8 17 (34.00%) Oracle
9 15 (30.00%) JIRA
9 15 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (30.00%) SDLC
10 14 (28.00%) Degree
11 13 (26.00%) Java
11 13 (26.00%) webMethods
11 13 (26.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
12 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (24.00%) Unix
13 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
13 11 (22.00%) XML
13 11 (22.00%) Oracle OWB
13 11 (22.00%) DevOps

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 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (4.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (10.00%) TestRail
5 4 (8.00%) Appium
5 4 (8.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.00%) Toad
7 2 (4.00%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Test Manager
2 18 (36.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Problem Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Project Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Test Assurance Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Project Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.00%) QA Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (64.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (54.00%) Test Management
3 25 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 24 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 15 (30.00%) SDLC
6 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (22.00%) DevOps
8 10 (20.00%) Coaching
8 10 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
9 9 (18.00%) CRM
9 9 (18.00%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (16.00%) FMEA
10 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (14.00%) Document Management
11 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.00%) F#
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) COBOL
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) ISEB
2 27 (54.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (28.00%) Degree
4 13 (26.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.00%) CISMP
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) GDPR
2 3 (6.00%) PMO
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) HP ALM
2 15 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) HP
3 17 (34.00%) Oracle
4 13 (26.00%) webMethods
5 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (18.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) Software AG
8 2 (4.00%) VMware