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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.74% 4.59% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.49% 20.00% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
Average daily rate
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£185 £333 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.36% +13.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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
97 85 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.66% 22.97% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 35
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.78 £8.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% -37.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) Retail
3 12 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 11 (42.31%) AS400
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
5 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Use Case
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) OpenText
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (7.69%) BPMN
9 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Workflow
9 2 (7.69%) Teradata
9 2 (7.69%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) Retail
3 12 (46.15%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Tester
2 12 (46.15%) Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Use Case
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) UML
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) APMG
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) OpenText
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (3.85%) Casewise