Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 71 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.48% 1.41% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 4.32% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 38
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £345 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +0.36% +18.53%
10th Percentile £293 £278 £217
90th Percentile £394 £513 £452
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £341 £350
% change year-on-year -6.23% -2.50% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 412 417 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.52% 32.63% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 305 293
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £222 £209
90th Percentile £524 £550 £508
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 4 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £10.87 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.99% -29.35% +2.57%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.23 £13.48
90th Percentile £41.25 £40.28 £17.29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -51.39% +140.00%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Milton Keynes

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (73.08%) ISTQB
2 18 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
5 14 (53.85%) HP
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (19.23%) SAP
10 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (19.23%) Retail
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA
10 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
10 5 (19.23%) User Stories
10 5 (19.23%) Smoke Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Data Privacy
11 4 (15.38%) Information Governance
11 4 (15.38%) Banking
11 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
11 4 (15.38%) B2C
11 4 (15.38%) Automotive

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Automotive
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
1 19 (73.08%) Test Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) B2C
6 4 (15.38%) Data Privacy
6 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) Information Governance
7 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) ISTQB
2 18 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) APMP
4 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 2 (7.69%) HND
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft