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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 18 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.61% 2.43% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.43% 12.36% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 12
Median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
61 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.10% 19.65% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 70
Median daily rate £363 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Selenium
4 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
7 11 (30.56%) Project Management
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
8 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
8 10 (27.78%) SDLC
9 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
11 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
11 7 (19.44%) WinRunner
11 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
11 7 (19.44%) JMeter
12 5 (13.89%) NHS
12 5 (13.89%) Java
13 4 (11.11%) Scrum
13 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.11%) HP
13 4 (11.11%) Workflow
13 4 (11.11%) AS400
13 4 (11.11%) QA
13 4 (11.11%) Use Case
14 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
14 3 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
2 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
2 7 (19.44%) JMeter
2 7 (19.44%) WinRunner
3 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 13 (36.11%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) AS400
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
4 10 (27.78%) SDLC
4 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Use Case
7 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Alterian
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle