Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 523 347 443
Rank change year-on-year -176 +96 -19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 62 61 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.80% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 51
10th Percentile £400 £220 £325
25th Percentile £431 £266 £391
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%
75th Percentile £588 £494 £498
90th Percentile £668 £543 £525
England median daily rate £445 £383 £425
% change year-on-year +16.19% -9.88% +6.25%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,702 3,396 5,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.16% 18.94% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,777 2,411 3,792
10th Percentile £360 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £738 £675 £680
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 47 80
10th Percentile £18.00 £16.95 £18.46
25th Percentile £27.50 £24.56 £22.32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £36.00 £36.70
Median % change year-on-year +23.61% -1.91% +61.57%
75th Percentile £49.25 £54.50 £52.25
90th Percentile £59.69 £60.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -3.75% +25.98% +20.00%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISEB in London.

Daily rate trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISEB in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for ISEB in London

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISEB in London.

Hourly rate trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -52 8 £563 +18.42% 4
East London - 1 - -
South London - 1 £450 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) QA
4 19 (30.65%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
5 17 (27.42%) Test Automation
5 17 (27.42%) Social Skills
6 16 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (25.81%) JIRA
6 16 (25.81%) Selenium
7 13 (20.97%) Degree
8 12 (19.35%) Software Testing
9 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
9 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
9 11 (17.74%) Migration
9 11 (17.74%) Public Sector
10 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 10 (16.13%) Java
10 10 (16.13%) Oracle
10 10 (16.13%) SQL
10 10 (16.13%) Windows
11 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
11 8 (12.90%) Gatling
12 7 (11.29%) SDLC
12 7 (11.29%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (11.29%) Computer Science

ISEB
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.29%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.61%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Azure
2 3 (4.84%) BrowserStack
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.23%) AWS
3 2 (3.23%) AWS KMS
3 2 (3.23%) GCP
3 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
1 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) 2G
2 1 (1.61%) 3G
2 1 (1.61%) 4G
2 1 (1.61%) 5G
2 1 (1.61%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.61%) GSM
2 1 (1.61%) ISUP
2 1 (1.61%) LTE
2 1 (1.61%) SCCP
2 1 (1.61%) SS7
2 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.61%) UMTS
2 1 (1.61%) WAAS
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Power BI
3 2 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) JIRA
1 16 (25.81%) Selenium
2 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.90%) Gatling
4 7 (11.29%) JMeter
5 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Postman
6 5 (8.06%) REST Assured
7 4 (6.45%) Cypress.io
7 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.84%) Appium
8 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.23%) Applitools
9 2 (3.23%) Mocha
9 2 (3.23%) Storybook
9 2 (3.23%) TestNG
10 1 (1.61%) JUnit
10 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Social Skills
3 11 (17.74%) Public Sector
4 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.84%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.23%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Retail
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.61%) Advertising
8 1 (1.61%) Billing
8 1 (1.61%) Games
8 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) QA Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.84%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) Chai
4 2 (3.23%) Enzyme
4 2 (3.23%) Jest
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) .NET
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.61%) Nightwatchjs
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) PKI
2 2 (3.23%) PMI
2 2 (3.23%) Robotics
2 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.61%) DataPower
3 1 (1.61%) EPoS
3 1 (1.61%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.84%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
2 17 (27.42%) Test Automation
3 12 (19.35%) Software Testing
4 11 (17.74%) Migration
4 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
6 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (11.29%) ITIL
7 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (11.29%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (11.29%) SDLC
7 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
7 7 (11.29%) Use Case
7 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.68%) Project Delivery
8 6 (9.68%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.84%) Python
2 3 (4.84%) Scala
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) COBOL
3 1 (1.61%) Groovy
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (20.97%) Degree
4 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.23%) CBAP
7 2 (3.23%) CISA
7 2 (3.23%) CISM
7 2 (3.23%) CISSP
7 2 (3.23%) CRISC
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) IIBA
7 2 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.61%) APMP
8 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) QA
2 6 (9.68%) Accessibility
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) HL7
4 1 (1.61%) PMO
4 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.61%) Grafana
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Kibana
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Acunetix
4 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.61%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.61%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (1.61%) Sage
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) webMethods
5 1 (1.61%) Workday