Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 89 88
Rank change year-on-year -50 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 26 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.80% 1.75% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 10.23% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 46
Surrey median daily rate £413 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.28% +14.00%
10th Percentile £327 £303 £324
90th Percentile £575 £475 £501
South East median daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -60.87% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 618 430 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.05% 17.14% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 284 453
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 19
Surrey median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -62.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.76 £11.44
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +75.00% -17.63% +0.66%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 6 £463 - 1
Staines -16 5 £550 +46.67% 2
Leatherhead +3 4 £389 -13.61%
Guildford - 3 £425 -
Reigate -29 2 £325 -27.78% 3
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 13 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) Kanban
7 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) HP ALM
8 6 (23.08%) Test Management
8 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 6 (23.08%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) JIRA
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (19.23%) DevOps
9 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
10 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (15.38%) User Experience
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) User Stories
10 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
10 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
10 4 (15.38%) SIEM

ISEB
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 5 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) CICS
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Play
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
8 4 (15.38%) SIEM
8 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) COBOL
4 2 (7.69%) HiveQL
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PL/1
4 2 (7.69%) REXX
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (7.69%) PMP
6 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.85%) CBAP
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) ACF2
1 2 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.85%) Oozie
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Capita
5 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Thunderhead