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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 569 566 565
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 56 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.090% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.48% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -2.77%
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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 54 £425 +17.24% 15
South East -17 13 £438 +16.66%
North West -31 11 £425 +31.78%
London +19 10 £450 -21.73% 5
Manchester -14 10 £425 +31.78%
East of England +9 7 £275 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 7 £275 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £275 - 2
West Midlands +4 6 £375 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £535 +91.07%
Hampshire -8 6 £350 -8.19%
City of London +3 5 £463 -33.92% 1
Milton Keynes -4 5 £633 +125.89%
South West -14 3 £398 -16.31% 3
West Yorkshire -21 3 £406 +16.07% 1
Yorkshire -28 3 £406 +16.07% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £390 -
Andover - 3 £350 -
Leeds - 3 £406 - 1
Glasgow +3 2 £288 -28.00%
Bristol -2 2 £486 -
Scotland -5 2 £288 -28.00%
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Worcester - 2 £350 -
Devon -2 1 £315 -33.68% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £310 - 2
Nottinghamshire -10 1 £310 - 2
Nottingham -11 1 £310 - 2
Warrington -11 1 £398 -0.62%
Cheshire -13 1 £398 +16.91%

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (100.00%) ISEB
2 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) Software Testing
4 24 (27.59%) HP
4 24 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 23 (26.44%) Finance
6 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
7 21 (24.14%) Test Management
7 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 20 (22.99%) Test Scripting
9 19 (21.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (19.54%) Scrum
11 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
12 16 (18.39%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (17.24%) Performance Testing
13 15 (17.24%) SQL
14 14 (16.09%) Banking
14 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
14 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.94%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (14.94%) Integration Testing
16 12 (13.79%) Retail
16 12 (13.79%) Oracle
16 12 (13.79%) XML
16 12 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (13.79%) Release Management
16 12 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
17 11 (12.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 11 (12.64%) Security Testing

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 3 (3.45%) Drupal
2 3 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
2 9 (10.34%) JIRA
3 7 (8.05%) HP UFT
4 6 (6.90%) Ant
4 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.90%) Maven
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (4.60%) Selenium
7 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.15%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.15%) NUnit
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) German Language
6 2 (2.30%) Military
6 2 (2.30%) Automotive
6 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Test Manager
2 22 (25.29%) Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) Tester
4 13 (14.94%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Test Leader
6 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Programme Test Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Agile Tester
10 3 (3.45%) Head of Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Systems Tester
11 2 (2.30%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Web Tester
11 2 (2.30%) Head of Development
11 2 (2.30%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) XML
2 10 (11.49%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) SOAP
4 8 (9.20%) .NET
5 5 (5.75%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.30%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) W3C
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Biometrics
3 3 (3.45%) EPoS
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) DTCC
4 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) Economics
5 1 (1.15%) CCTV
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Life Science
5 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) UNIX
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) SUSE
3 2 (2.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Software Testing
3 24 (27.59%) Test Strategy
4 21 (24.14%) Test Management
5 20 (22.99%) Test Scripting
6 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (19.54%) Scrum
7 17 (19.54%) PRINCE2
8 15 (17.24%) Performance Testing
9 14 (16.09%) Test Automation
10 13 (14.94%) Integration Testing
10 13 (14.94%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Release Management
11 12 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (12.64%) Security Testing
12 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.49%) Coaching
14 9 (10.34%) Waterfall
14 9 (10.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) VB
3 7 (8.05%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) Groovy
5 3 (3.45%) C
5 3 (3.45%) C++
5 3 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.15%) F#
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Perl
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) ISEB
2 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
3 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
4 19 (21.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.75%) Degree
9 4 (4.60%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.15%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.15%) CBAP
10 1 (1.15%) APMP
10 1 (1.15%) MCTS
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.15%) MCP
10 1 (1.15%) MCSE
10 1 (1.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) P3O
2 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) HP
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) Adobe
4 3 (3.45%) Murex
5 2 (2.30%) Calypso
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) webMethods
6 1 (1.15%) Yardi
6 1 (1.15%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.15%) F5
6 1 (1.15%) Splunk
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Compaq
6 1 (1.15%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago