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 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.02% 2.52% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.88% 13.33% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 6
Median daily rate £297 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.31% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £201 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
64 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.94% 18.89% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 65 44
Median daily rate £375 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.38% +168.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) NHS
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Use Case
4 8 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) JMeter
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) RAD
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (16.67%) WinRunner
8 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (16.67%) Service Management
8 4 (16.67%) 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 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) JCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.67%) WinRunner
5 3 (12.50%) The Grinder
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) NHS
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 11 (45.83%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (33.33%) Use Case
4 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) RAD
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Groovy
3 3 (12.50%) C
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) HL7
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Fiorano
1 4 (16.67%) HP
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) InterSystems
2 3 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix