Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 120 96
Rank change year-on-year -15 -24 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.77% 0.90% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 5.71% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 28
Surrey median daily rate £355 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.66% +1.34%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £314
90th Percentile £575 £538 £503
South East median daily rate £378 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +7.09% +0.71% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -43.33% +106.90%

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 575 438 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.74% 15.68% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 279 319
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.10%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £268
90th Percentile £613 £575 £565
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 24
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £19.75 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.85% -35.77% +66.22%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.76 £12.48
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £39.50 £25.69 £28.90
% change year-on-year +53.76% -11.11% +2.30%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 - 7 £463 -
Staines -8 3 - - 1
Leatherhead +4 2 £356 +27.23% 1
Reigate -16 2 £325 -18.75%
Horley - 2 £350 -
Camberley - 1 - -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Kanban
7 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (24.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) HP ALM
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (16.00%) Test Management
9 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (12.00%) Big Data

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 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.00%) CICS
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) JBehave
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) COBOL
4 2 (8.00%) HiveQL
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PL/1
4 2 (8.00%) REXX
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.00%) PMP
6 1 (4.00%) CBAP
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ACF2
1 2 (8.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.00%) Oozie
2 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.00%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Thunderhead