The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 541 524 486
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 36 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.076% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 25
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £170 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10220 9096 8066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.13% 18.69% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 4944 4255
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 427 565
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.55 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -19.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 33 £425 +21.42% 14
London -1 17 £425 +21.42% 6
City of London +13 10 £583 +66.42% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £394 -4.54%
South East -22 5 £390 +11.42% 1
South West -22 4 £500 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £407 -
Scotland - 3 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £405 -
Berkshire -3 1 £390 -
Leeds -4 1 £400 -3.03%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £400 -3.03%
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Hove - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 90 (100.00%) ISEB
2 34 (37.78%) Software Testing
3 30 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 29 (32.22%) Test Management
4 29 (32.22%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (32.22%) Project Management
5 27 (30.00%) Banking
6 25 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (25.56%) ISTQB
7 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (21.11%) QA
10 16 (17.78%) Finance
10 16 (17.78%) HP
10 16 (17.78%) PRINCE2
11 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.56%) Degree
12 13 (14.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (13.33%) Murex
13 12 (13.33%) MS Project
13 12 (13.33%) Project Planning
13 12 (13.33%) Test Planning
14 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
14 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (11.11%) ITIL
15 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 9 (10.00%) Oracle
16 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity
17 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Project
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) LTE
2 2 (2.22%) GPRS
2 2 (2.22%) GSM
2 2 (2.22%) UMTS
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.22%) QARun
3 2 (2.22%) Maven
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.22%) Toad
3 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (30.00%) Banking
2 16 (17.78%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 5 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Front Office
6 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Test Manager
2 22 (24.44%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Tester
5 7 (7.78%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.44%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Siebel Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Programme Office Support
8 3 (3.33%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Software Asset Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) Derivative
3 5 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 5 (5.56%) PMI
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.11%) DTCC
7 1 (1.11%) Equities
7 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Software Testing
2 30 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 29 (32.22%) Test Management
3 29 (32.22%) Project Management
4 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 12 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.11%) ITIL
8 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.89%) Resource Management
10 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Validation
11 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.67%) CRM
12 6 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) VBScript
2 3 (3.33%) VB
2 3 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (2.22%) C
4 1 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) ISEB
2 25 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (25.56%) ISTQB
4 14 (15.56%) Degree
4 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (6.67%) BC Cleared
9 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
9 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (3.33%) Siebel Certification
10 3 (3.33%) APMP
11 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (2.22%) ISACA
11 2 (2.22%) CISA
11 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.22%) CISSP
12 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) P3O
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.22%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.22%) COBIT
5 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 29 (32.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) HP
2 12 (13.33%) Murex
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.78%) Bloomberg
5 5 (5.56%) Calypso
6 3 (3.33%) Siebel
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) McAfee
7 1 (1.11%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) BMC
7 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) webMethods