The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB Practitioner in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB Practitioner over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 524 506 510
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 63 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.44% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 47
Average daily rate £410 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £383 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+63.48% -19.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

ISEB Practitioner
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISEB Practitioner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the UK.

ISEB Practitioner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISEB Practitioner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the UK.

ISEB Practitioner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -55 63 £405 +20.00% 7
North West - 21 £575 - 1
London -14 16 £345 -1.42% 4
South East -19 7 £255 -30.13%
East of England -20 7 £328 -
South West -24 5 £400 +41.59% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £463 -
Hampshire +2 3 £300 -7.69%
City of London -12 3 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £328 -
Peterborough - 2 £328 -
Berkshire -9 1 £210 -
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £200 -50.00%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Darlington - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Durham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
North East - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISEB Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 98 (100.00%) ISEB
2 50 (51.02%) PRINCE2
3 39 (39.80%) Finance
4 31 (31.63%) Software Testing
5 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
6 27 (27.55%) Project Management
7 26 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (26.53%) Test Management
8 24 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (22.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (22.45%) Test Strategy
10 19 (19.39%) Degree
11 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
12 17 (17.35%) Supplier Management
12 17 (17.35%) PRINCE
12 17 (17.35%) Internet
13 16 (16.33%) APMP
14 15 (15.31%) Oracle
15 14 (14.29%) ISTQB
16 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.24%) HP
16 12 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
17 11 (11.22%) Windows
17 11 (11.22%) ITIL
17 11 (11.22%) Automated Testing
18 10 (10.20%) Performance Testing
18 10 (10.20%) MS Project
18 10 (10.20%) .NET

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ISEB Practitioner 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 Practitioner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.10%) IBM Notes
1 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Project
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Agresso
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.02%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.02%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.04%) LTE
3 2 (2.04%) SAN
3 2 (2.04%) Wireless
3 2 (2.04%) GSM
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) UMTS
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) SMS
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) 2G
4 1 (1.02%) DVB
4 1 (1.02%) 3G
4 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.02%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) MS Access
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.02%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.02%) QlikView
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.14%) JIRA
2 7 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (3.06%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.04%) RIATest
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.04%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.04%) Toad
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.02%) Introscope
5 1 (1.02%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.02%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.02%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.02%) JProfiler
General
1 39 (39.80%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Local Government
6 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.04%) Military
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.02%) Hebrew Language
8 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Test Manager
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.18%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Environment Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Integration Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Service Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Tester
8 5 (5.10%) Transition Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Hardware Test Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.04%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) XML
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.06%) SOAP
4 3 (3.06%) WSDL
5 1 (1.02%) ODBC
5 1 (1.02%) JDBC
5 1 (1.02%) FpML
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.10%) STB
5 4 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.06%) AS400
6 3 (3.06%) NHS
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.04%) Derivative
7 2 (2.04%) Equities
7 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (6.12%) Linux
4 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.04%) SUSE
5 2 (2.04%) HPUX
6 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) PRINCE2
2 31 (31.63%) Software Testing
3 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
4 27 (27.55%) Project Management
5 26 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (26.53%) Test Management
6 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (22.45%) Test Strategy
7 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
8 17 (17.35%) Supplier Management
8 17 (17.35%) PRINCE
9 11 (11.22%) ITIL
9 11 (11.22%) Automated Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Performance Testing
11 9 (9.18%) ITSM
11 9 (9.18%) Service Management
12 7 (7.14%) ERP
12 7 (7.14%) Migration
12 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) C#
3 7 (7.14%) VB
4 3 (3.06%) VBScript
4 3 (3.06%) RPG
4 3 (3.06%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.04%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) C
6 1 (1.02%) C++
6 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) ISEB
2 22 (22.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 19 (19.39%) Degree
4 16 (16.33%) APMP
5 14 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) WAI
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) NDS
2 2 (2.04%) XenApp
2 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (24.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) HP
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Citrix
5 5 (5.10%) Cisco
5 5 (5.10%) Lotus
6 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Sybase
7 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.02%) Mercator
7 1 (1.02%) Huawei
7 1 (1.02%) Tandberg
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