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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 28 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.60% 4.98% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 21.65% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 6
Median daily rate £279 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £190 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £375 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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
86 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.83% 22.99% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 42
Median daily rate £375 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £138 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.38% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 10 (40.00%) NHS
4 8 (32.00%) Use Case
5 7 (28.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (28.00%) JMeter
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) RAD
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (24.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (20.00%) Fiorano
7 5 (20.00%) Migration

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 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JMeter
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (24.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (12.00%) The Grinder
4 3 (12.00%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Tester
7 3 (12.00%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) NHS
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Use Case
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) RAD
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Groovy
4 3 (12.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Fiorano
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) InterSystems
3 3 (12.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix