Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.26% 1.56% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 5.93% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Southampton median daily rate £315 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £322 £263
90th Percentile £375 £488 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £340 £375
% change year-on-year -4.41% -9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £60.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year -61.67% +52.40% -37.01%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 135 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 19.33% 26.32% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 97 171
Southampton median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £179 £220 £300
90th Percentile £525 £493 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 13
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.92% -28.57% -32.69%
10th Percentile £30.55 £11.28 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.89 £25.50 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +55.56%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Southampton

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Southampton

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft