The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Kent
Rank 43 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.74% 5.42% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 26.32% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 5
Median daily rate £550 £210 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +161.90% -27.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 48 95 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 16.67% 20.61% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 72 22
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.92 £170.00 £37.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.40% +351.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Kent

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Kent

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Kent

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (20.00%) Workday

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Workday HCM
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) API Testing
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Workday