The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing ISEB 40 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.71% 2.12% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.75% 21.77% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £301 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -25.41%
ISEB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
126 124 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.53% 9.72% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 42
Average daily rate £325 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) ISTQB
3 24 (39.34%) Banking
4 20 (32.79%) SQL
5 16 (26.23%) Retail
5 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
8 11 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) Retail Banking
10 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Change Management
11 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.48%) Migration
11 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.48%) ETL
11 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
11 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.84%) Test Management
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) Scrum
13 5 (8.20%) Information Security
13 5 (8.20%) Six Sigma
13 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (8.20%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Agresso
1 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Heroku
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 3 (4.92%) FitNesse
2 3 (4.92%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.28%) Watij
3 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
General
1 27 (44.26%) Finance
2 24 (39.34%) Banking
3 16 (26.23%) Retail
4 10 (16.39%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
5 3 (4.92%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.28%) Advertising
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Analyst
2 23 (37.70%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) UAT Test Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Web Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Web Tester
8 2 (3.28%) UAT Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) REST
2 2 (3.28%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Change Management
6 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.48%) Migration
6 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.48%) ETL
6 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.84%) Test Management
7 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 6 (9.84%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) Information Security
8 5 (8.20%) Six Sigma
8 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.92%) IIBA
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) HND
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) FATCA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.64%) Graphite
2 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Teradata
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