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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 16 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.26% 1.53% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.22% 13.04% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £269 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £297 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
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
18 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.06% 11.73% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 (47.37%) QA
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) DVB
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Tcl
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) MPEG
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) IPTV
5 3 (15.79%) Degree

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) DVB
1 3 (15.79%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Web Tester
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Video on Demand
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) MPEG
2 3 (15.79%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) System Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Process Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Tcl
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (15.79%) APMP
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft