The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 64 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 22 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.80% 2.66% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.89% 10.97% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 10
Median daily rate £363 £460 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.19% +31.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +172.57% -26.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 310 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 16.50% 24.24% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 212 202
Median daily rate £400 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £46.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.69% +155.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.46 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £118.50 £50.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Surrey

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Surrey

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Surrey over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Surrey

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Surrey

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Redhill -16 3 £343 -25.54%
Leatherhead +16 1 £450 -7.69% 1
Reigate -8 1 - - 3
Epsom - 1 £341 -
ISEB
South East

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

1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) ISTQB
3 22 (37.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (32.20%) JIRA
4 19 (32.20%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) Defect Management
5 18 (30.51%) Waterfall
6 16 (27.12%) HP
7 15 (25.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (22.03%) Selenium
9 12 (20.34%) Java
9 12 (20.34%) Python
10 11 (18.64%) User Stories
10 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
11 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
11 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
11 10 (16.95%) Scrum
12 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
12 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
12 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (15.25%) V-Model
12 9 (15.25%) SoapUI
13 8 (13.56%) Groovy
13 8 (13.56%) Six Sigma
13 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.56%) Feasibility Study
14 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) JIRA
2 13 (22.03%) Selenium
3 9 (15.25%) HP UFT
3 9 (15.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Test Manager
5 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Process Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Defect Manager
7 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Pensions Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Risk Manager
10 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Business Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Test Automation
3 19 (32.20%) Defect Management
4 18 (30.51%) Waterfall
5 11 (18.64%) User Stories
6 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
6 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (15.25%) V-Model
8 8 (13.56%) Feasibility Study
8 8 (13.56%) Six Sigma
9 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.17%) Kanban
10 6 (10.17%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) Java
1 12 (20.34%) Python
2 8 (13.56%) Groovy
3 4 (6.78%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) ISTQB
2 15 (25.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 11 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) ACCA
6 2 (3.39%) CBAP
6 2 (3.39%) CIMA
7 1 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) HP
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Workday