The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.55% 4.53% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.55% 15.94% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
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£275 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £266 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £435 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +47.31%
ISEB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.12% 28.40% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 31
Average daily rate £350 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £503 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.16 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ISEB 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.

1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 11 (37.93%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (34.48%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) UML
5 8 (27.59%) AS400
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Workflow
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.69%) MS Office
6 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management
9 3 (10.34%) JIRA
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) User Stories
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ISEB 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) TestNG
4 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
1 8 (27.59%) UML
1 8 (27.59%) Workflow
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.79%) Test Management
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) User Stories
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) E-business
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) IIBA
3 2 (6.90%) CBAP
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) HP
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Progress
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