Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 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.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 87 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 0.90% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 3.80% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £288 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.86% -12.50%
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% +23.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £13.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year - -92.57% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 298 368 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.15% 23.53% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 173 173
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £226
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +25.44% -31.56%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.13 £46.50 £39.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £27.60
% change year-on-year -2.78% -34.78% +28.37%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Hertfordshire

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £300 -
Watford +1 2 - -
Borehamwood - 1 £275 -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Maxymiser
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) eggPlant
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Multichannel Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Maxymiser
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft