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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 557 552 540
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 54 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.088% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 20
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £317 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £590 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
10818 10449 9073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 19.11% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6471 5893 4878
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 462 504
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.14 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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 28 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 29 July 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 -10 48 £413 +10.00% 6
North West -21 13 £398 +22.30%
South East -18 12 £456 +19.67% 1
Manchester -12 10 £425 +31.78%
West Midlands +9 7 £375 +13.63% 1
East of England +5 7 £330 -19.51% 1
London +5 7 £488 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £475 -
Scotland +2 6 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £554 -
Cambridge - 6 £330 -
Glasgow +10 5 £275 -
Hampshire +1 5 £375 -3.22%
Cheshire -5 3 £398 +19.54%
Warwickshire - 3 £390 -
City of London +2 2 £500 -28.57%
South West -2 2 £334 -21.47% 1
Bristol - 2 £334 -
Birmingham - 2 £525 -
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Worcester - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £398 -
Macclesfield -3 1 £350 -
Sale - 1 £378 -
Andover - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £270 -
East Anglia - 1 - -

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 81 (100.00%) ISEB
2 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Software Testing
3 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
4 20 (24.69%) Finance
5 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
6 18 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 17 (20.99%) HP
8 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (19.75%) Performance Testing
9 15 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.28%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (16.05%) Test Management
11 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
11 13 (16.05%) Scrum
12 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Retail
12 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
12 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Release Management
13 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (13.58%) SQL
13 11 (13.58%) Oracle
13 11 (13.58%) Banking

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.17%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Drupal
2 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SoapUI
2 7 (8.64%) JIRA
3 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.94%) Ant
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) Maven
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Retail
3 11 (13.58%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Automotive
6 2 (2.47%) German Language
7 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Test Manager
2 21 (25.93%) Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Tester
4 12 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Head of Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Agile Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Systems Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) XML
2 8 (9.88%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) SOAP
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.47%) SAP XI
7 1 (1.23%) Middleware
7 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) W3C
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) EPoS
4 3 (3.70%) Biometrics
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.47%) Equities
5 2 (2.47%) DTCC
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Life Science
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) UNIX
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) SUSE
3 2 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (39.51%) Software Testing
2 18 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 16 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (19.75%) Performance Testing
4 15 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 14 (17.28%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (16.05%) Test Management
6 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (16.05%) Scrum
7 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 12 (14.81%) Regression Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Release Management
7 12 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.11%) Coaching
10 9 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) VB
3 6 (7.41%) VBScript
4 4 (4.94%) C
4 4 (4.94%) Groovy
5 2 (2.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (2.47%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) ISEB
2 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
3 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (7.41%) Degree
8 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (4.94%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.23%) HP AIS
10 1 (1.23%) CBAP
10 1 (1.23%) APMP
10 1 (1.23%) MCTS
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.23%) MCP
10 1 (1.23%) MCSE
10 1 (1.23%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) P3O
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) HP
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) Murex
5 2 (2.47%) Calypso
5 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.23%) webMethods
6 1 (1.23%) Yardi
6 1 (1.23%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) Compaq
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper