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 6 December 2016 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.98% 1.41% 4.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.33% 9.84% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 13
Median daily rate £304 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £190 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £300 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +29.36%
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
75 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 14.35% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 53
Median daily rate £350 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.88 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 18 (48.65%) Finance
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (48.65%) Selenium
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
4 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (32.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (27.03%) WinRunner
6 10 (27.03%) HP UFT
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) JMeter
7 9 (24.32%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) NHS
8 8 (21.62%) HP
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) Use Case
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
9 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
10 6 (16.22%) RAD
10 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (16.22%) Rational Performance Tester
11 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.51%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) HP UFT
2 10 (27.03%) JMeter
2 10 (27.03%) WinRunner
3 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
4 6 (16.22%) Rational Performance Tester
5 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.11%) The Grinder
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Business Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.81%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) NHS
2 4 (10.81%) AS400
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
4 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (32.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.62%) Use Case
6 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) RAD
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) Workflow
10 3 (8.11%) RUP
10 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Groovy
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Siebel
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix