Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 81 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 4 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.27% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 6.53% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +52.38% -30.00%
10th Percentile £330 £300 £243
90th Percentile £495 £500 £334
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 246 291 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.91% 18.57% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 139 136
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £189 £178 £216
90th Percentile £529 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.25 £18.07 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.78% +2.45% +10.22%
10th Percentile £12.26 £11.96 £10.00
90th Percentile £66.81 £49.00 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +58.82% -26.09% -16.73%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Hertfordshire

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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

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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 22 July 2019. 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
Watford -14 1 £325 -18.75%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £500 -
Letchworth - 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) IDoc
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving

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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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) IDoc
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP