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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISEB Practitioner
Rank 562 551 503
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -48
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 50 23 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.044% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.25% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 55
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£375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £264 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
10493 9241 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.86% 17.55% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5969 5069 5210
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 479 624
Average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 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 28 August 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
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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 +13 46 £363 -3.33% 3
North West +7 11 £323 -25.21%
South East 0 11 £375 -23.07% 1
London +10 9 £575 +58.62% 2
South West -26 7 £475 -
City of London +26 6 £700 +38.27%
Hampshire -3 6 £381 +1.66% 1
Manchester - 5 £323 -
Somerset -10 3 £375 -
Nottingham +18 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +18 2 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 £350 +6.06%
West Yorkshire +5 2 £350 +6.06%
East Midlands +2 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £330 -
Devon - 2 £475 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Plymouth - 2 £475 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Stirling - - - -

ISEB Practitioner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) ISEB
2 43 (40.95%) PRINCE2
3 31 (29.52%) Finance
4 30 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 30 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 29 (27.62%) Oracle
6 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 28 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (24.76%) Project Management
8 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
10 22 (20.95%) Test Management
10 22 (20.95%) APMP
10 22 (20.95%) HP
11 21 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 20 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
13 19 (18.10%) Supplier Management
14 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
15 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
15 17 (16.19%) Internet
15 17 (16.19%) VB
15 17 (16.19%) Windows
16 16 (15.24%) ITIL
17 15 (14.29%) Service Management
17 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
18 14 (13.33%) ITSM
18 14 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
18 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
18 14 (13.33%) Performance Testing
18 14 (13.33%) Security Testing

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.57%) Apache
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.57%) WebLogic Integration
3 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) Mingle
3 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.95%) Summit
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.95%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) Internet
2 11 (10.48%) FTP
3 3 (2.86%) LTE
3 3 (2.86%) GPRS
3 3 (2.86%) GSM
3 3 (2.86%) UMTS
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.57%) MS Access
3 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) QlikView
6 1 (0.95%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.81%) JIRA
4 3 (2.86%) Toad
5 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.90%) Introscope
5 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.90%) Selenium
5 2 (1.90%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (1.90%) TestNG
5 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.90%) JProfiler
5 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.95%) RIATest
6 1 (0.95%) QARun
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Local Government
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Analyst
1 19 (18.10%) Test Manager
2 17 (16.19%) Test Leader
3 13 (12.38%) Test Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Tester
5 10 (9.52%) Integration Manager
6 8 (7.62%) Environment Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Service Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Transition Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Agile Coach
9 5 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Systems Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) XML
3 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.90%) JDBC
4 2 (1.90%) ODBC
4 2 (1.90%) Middleware
4 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) PMI
5 4 (3.81%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.81%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) CMDB
7 2 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) EPoS
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) UNIX
4 9 (8.57%) SUSE
4 9 (8.57%) HPUX
5 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) PRINCE2
2 30 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 28 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 26 (24.76%) Project Management
5 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
7 22 (20.95%) Test Management
8 19 (18.10%) Supplier Management
9 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
10 16 (15.24%) ITIL
11 15 (14.29%) Service Management
12 14 (13.33%) ITSM
12 14 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Security Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Release Management
13 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.43%) Service Delivery
14 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (10.48%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (10.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) VB
2 13 (12.38%) SQL
3 12 (11.43%) Java
4 9 (8.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 8 (7.62%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) Python
7 6 (5.71%) VBScript
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) ISEB
2 30 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 28 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (20.95%) APMP
5 21 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (13.33%) Degree
7 11 (10.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.71%) PMI Certification
9 6 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (3.81%) PMP
11 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.90%) CISA
12 2 (1.90%) CISSP
12 2 (1.90%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.90%) ISACA
13 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) NDS
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.90%) nmon
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 22 (20.95%) HP
3 9 (8.57%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.76%) Lotus
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.81%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.86%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) ATG
7 2 (1.90%) hybris
7 2 (1.90%) Demandware
7 2 (1.90%) webMethods
7 2 (1.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.95%) Sybase
8 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.95%) Mercator
8 1 (0.95%) Casewise