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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.69% 7.26% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 72.22% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +23.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
ISEB
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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
27 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.38% 10.06% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.86 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) SOA
3 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
4 8 (61.54%) Change Control
4 8 (61.54%) RAD
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
3 8 (61.54%) Change Control
3 8 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 8 (61.54%) RAD
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware