The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISEB Practitioner
England / South West
Rank 132 139 147
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8  
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.034% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £460 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 806 954 904
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.31% 32.87% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 557 551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -5.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in the South West

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB Practitioner in the South West

ISEB Practitioner
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 - -
ISEB Practitioner
England

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Toad
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) F#
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 4 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (100.00%) TestNG
1 4 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) API Testing
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) F#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware