Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 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.

ISEB Practitioner
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 498 755 794
Rank change year-on-year +257 +39 +21
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 21 55 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.066% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 43
Median daily rate £435 £439 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.85% -7.63% +26.67%
10th Percentile £316 £360 £325
90th Percentile £488 £533 £668
UK median daily rate £435 £439 £443
% change year-on-year -0.85% -0.85% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £23.12 £69.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.58% -
UK median hourly rate - £23.12 £69.17
% change year-on-year - -66.58% -

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 7,791 15,890 17,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.65% 19.14% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,702 9,725 10,446
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.14%
10th Percentile £292 £268 £250
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 698 841
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -21.55%
10th Percentile £16.42 £12.86 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.75 £60.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year - +54.46% -24.05%

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in England.

Daily rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISEB Practitioner in England

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in England.

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 5 August 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
Midlands +91 9 £438 +10.76%
West Midlands +69 9 £438 +10.76%
London +204 4 £375 -16.67%
East of England +83 4 £460 -12.38%
South East +161 3 £304 -32.44%
South West +95 1 £500 -28.57% 1
ISEB Practitioner
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
3 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (66.67%) Test Management
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (52.38%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) Oracle OWB
6 11 (52.38%) SDLC
7 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 10 (47.62%) Unix
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) XML
9 8 (38.10%) IBM
9 8 (38.10%) Windows
9 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
9 8 (38.10%) Planning and Forecasting
10 7 (33.33%) Coaching
10 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 7 (33.33%) Public Sector
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
12 5 (23.81%) webMethods
12 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
12 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
12 5 (23.81%) JIRA

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 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SMTP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.76%) Looker
2 1 (4.76%) Lumira
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) JMeter
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Capability Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Product Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
4 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
2 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Test Management
3 11 (52.38%) SDLC
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
5 8 (38.10%) Planning and Forecasting
5 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (33.33%) Coaching
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) webMethods
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Tableau
7 1 (4.76%) WSO2