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 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 575 539 519
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -20
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 27 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 45 19
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£383 £449 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +43.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £663 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £493 £313
% change year-on-year
-34.01% +57.60%
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
10735 10609 8700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.27% 19.44% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6082 6039 4648
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 526 474
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 28 April 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 20 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 28 April 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 -39 25 £383 -14.62% 10
London -2 14 £538 +55.79% 6
City of London +24 5 £538 +35.13% 1
South East -19 4 £281 +33.92% 2
Hampshire +1 3 £238 -20.83% 1
Manchester -6 3 - -
North West -35 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £310 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £310 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £310 - 1
Croydon - 2 £433 -
East of England +8 1 £700 +113.41%
Berkshire -5 1 £325 +54.76%
West Yorkshire -16 1 £390 -29.09%
Yorkshire -27 1 £390 -29.09%
Essex - 1 £700 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £390 -
Windsor - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 63 (100.00%) ISEB
2 22 (34.92%) Test Management
3 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
4 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Banking
5 17 (26.98%) Test Strategy
6 16 (25.40%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (23.81%) Project Management
7 15 (23.81%) HP
8 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 13 (20.63%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.29%) Degree
12 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle
13 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
14 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 7 (11.11%) CRM
14 7 (11.11%) Intranet
14 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
14 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
15 6 (9.52%) JIRA
15 6 (9.52%) Resource Management
15 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
15 6 (9.52%) Legal

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) MS Access
4 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 18 (28.57%) Banking
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Test Manager
2 15 (23.81%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Tester
4 5 (7.94%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Business Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Derivative
2 5 (7.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.17%) DTCC
4 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) SUSE
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) HPUX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Test Management
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 17 (26.98%) Test Strategy
4 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (23.81%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.11%) CRM
9 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
9 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
9 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Coaching
10 5 (7.94%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) VB
2 5 (7.94%) VBScript
3 4 (6.35%) C
4 2 (3.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.59%) R
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) ISEB
2 19 (30.16%) ISTQB
3 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.29%) Degree
7 6 (9.52%) BC Cleared
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (1.59%) APMP
11 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.59%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) P3O
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) HP
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Murex
3 5 (7.94%) Calypso
4 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Yardi
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) Siebel