Period
to 14 November 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 14 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 68 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.44% 2.48% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 11.35% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 20
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £310 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -20.51% +0.65%
10th Percentile £309 £252 £307
90th Percentile £447 £371 £451
South East median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex 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 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 291 229 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.33% 21.87% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 135 184
West Sussex median daily rate £434 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -2.20% +13.61%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £300
90th Percentile £613 £500 £571
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 27
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% +120.59%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.45% -7.62% -5.17%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 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
Worthing -7 20 £408 -5.45%
East Grinstead +2 1 £390 +44.44%
Crawley -4 1 £500 +63.93% 2
Horsham - 1 £400 - 1
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 24 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 23 (82.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (75.00%) Java
3 21 (75.00%) SQL
4 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 20 (71.43%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) Windows
5 19 (67.86%) Unix
6 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
7 16 (57.14%) JIRA
8 15 (53.57%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (50.00%) webMethods
9 14 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 12 (42.86%) Toad
10 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
10 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (35.71%) Selenium
11 10 (35.71%) Confluence
11 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
12 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
12 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (28.57%) SOAP
13 8 (28.57%) QA
13 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
14 5 (17.86%) Gatling
14 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
14 5 (17.86%) Open Source
14 5 (17.86%) Scrum
14 5 (17.86%) JMeter

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 14 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (35.71%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) JIRA
2 12 (42.86%) Toad
3 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 10 (35.71%) Selenium
4 8 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 5 (17.86%) Gatling
5 5 (17.86%) JMeter
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Planner
5 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 15 (53.57%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) API Testing
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Information Management
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 23 (82.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) GAMP
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) webMethods
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau