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 28 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.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 86 67
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 39 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.30% 1.31% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.74% 4.57% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £304 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 233 372 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 19.73% 28.62% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 255 197
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 18
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.13 £60.62 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
Guildford +9 9 £280 -30.00%
Reigate - 4 £450 - 3
Woking -2 2 £445 +48.33% 1
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Leatherhead +24 1 - -
Staines - 1 £375 - 2
Dorking - 1 £450 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) ISTQB
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
4 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
5 13 (26.53%) Business Analysis
5 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
7 11 (22.45%) Selenium
8 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
8 10 (20.41%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) Defect Management
9 9 (18.37%) SDLC
9 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
10 8 (16.33%) User Stories
10 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) JIRA
10 8 (16.33%) Python
10 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma
11 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.29%) Use Case
11 7 (14.29%) Wireframes
12 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
12 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
12 6 (12.24%) HP
12 6 (12.24%) HP UFT
13 5 (10.20%) Scrum

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 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) GSM
1 1 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Process Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Test Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Angular 2
1 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
3 13 (26.53%) Business Analysis
4 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
5 10 (20.41%) Defect Management
6 9 (18.37%) SDLC
6 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) Six Sigma
7 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.33%) User Stories
8 7 (14.29%) Use Case
8 7 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
10 5 (10.20%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) Groovy
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) ISTQB
2 13 (26.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ACCA
5 2 (4.08%) CBAP
5 2 (4.08%) CIMA
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) GDPR
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Workday
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