The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

ISEB Practitioner
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 427 418
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £368 £481 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.63% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £446 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £516 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -10.36% +18.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3454 3658 3657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.66% 16.85% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2532 2352
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 99
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB Practitioner in London

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in London

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 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 London region with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco

ISEB Practitioner
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (12.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) React Native
4 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow