Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 71 80
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 20 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.70% 2.31% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 9.73% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 15
West Sussex median daily rate £398 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -7.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £347 £309 £308
90th Percentile £443 £452 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year - -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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 250 257 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.29% 23.75% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 194
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £568 £523 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 17
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.50 £33.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.63% -21.51% +123.41%
10th Percentile £22.68 £15.75 £20.58
90th Percentile £53.98 £57.45 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% +3.65%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in West Sussex

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in West Sussex

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in West Sussex

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 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
Worthing -2 15 £430 -0.23% 1
Gatwick -4 2 £370 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 16 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) Unix
5 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 11 (55.00%) QA
6 10 (50.00%) Selenium
6 10 (50.00%) JIRA
6 10 (50.00%) Confluence
6 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (45.00%) SOAP
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (30.00%) Toad
9 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 5 (25.00%) webMethods
9 5 (25.00%) JMeter
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) Gatling
10 4 (20.00%) API Testing
10 4 (20.00%) BDD

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 10 (50.00%) Confluence
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (30.00%) Toad
4 5 (25.00%) Gatling
4 5 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) PMO Lead
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PMO
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) API Testing
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) PMO
3 1 (5.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) webMethods
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Niku
5 1 (5.00%) SAP