The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.28% 3.50% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.67% 20.00% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £550 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £390 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £630 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -25.41%
ISEB
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.67% 17.48% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 8
Average daily rate £330 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% -53.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Bradford region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
9 2 (10.53%) MS Office
9 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Calabash
3 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Web Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) SOA
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) RAD
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) VMware