The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISEB Practitioner
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 126 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -10.17% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISEB Practitioner is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 563 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.45% 20.89% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 316 226
Median daily rate £375 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -43.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £36.70 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ISEB Practitioner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB Practitioner in the West Midlands

ISEB Practitioner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB Practitioner in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB Practitioner in the West Midlands

ISEB Practitioner
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 1 - -
ISEB Practitioner
England

ISEB Practitioner
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB Practitioner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

ISEB Practitioner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Strategy Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft