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 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
ISEB Practitioner
England / London
Rank 402 435 403
Rank change year-on-year +33 -32  
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 4 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.023% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £525 £369 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -10.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -10.17% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3339 3862 3532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.45% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2262 2725 2316
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -18.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in London

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Validation
5 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
6 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (28.57%) Android Studio
6 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (28.57%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (28.57%) GitHub
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Android Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Appium
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Market Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Straight-Through Processing
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle