Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 96 98
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.90% 1.60% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 7.79% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 21
Surrey median daily rate £375 £403 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +8.05% +0.68%
10th Percentile £300 £320 £300
90th Percentile £538 £503 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £60.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -61.67% +106.90% -53.60%

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 421 475 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.08% 20.54% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 304 506
Surrey median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £311
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 26
Surrey median hourly rate £19.75 £34.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.91% +76.62% -3.75%
10th Percentile £13.76 £12.55 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Reigate - 8 £400 -
Farnham +17 1 £375 -
Redhill -10 1 £525 - 1
Leatherhead -11 1 £280 -42.27%
Staines - 1 £375 -
ISEB
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) Test Planning
4 12 (48.00%) Defect Management
5 8 (32.00%) HP
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (28.00%) V-Model
6 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (28.00%) JIRA
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) System Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Workflow
9 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Statistics

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 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
6 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Defect Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Defect Management
2 12 (48.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) System Testing
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) V-Model
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (24.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GDPR
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Thunderhead