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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.34% 3.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 31.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-52.46% +40.24%
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
23 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.75% 10.61% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Average daily rate £390 £335 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -44.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 November 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
6 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) IPTV

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DVB
1 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Web Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Web Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) MPEG
2 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) SOA
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Tcl
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Capita