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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.73% 1.48% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.07% 8.51% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £296 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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
82 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.87% 17.34% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 26
Average daily rate £375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.40% +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 12 (44.44%) UML
4 11 (40.74%) Change Management
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
8 3 (11.11%) Social Media
9 2 (7.41%) User Experience
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) IIBA
9 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
9 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Web Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) TestNG
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Web Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) UML
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) E-business
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) IIBA
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Thunderhead
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