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 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 5 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 2.52% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 22.64% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 15
Median daily rate £258 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £400 £400
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 159 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.02% 11.15% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 68
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -44.54%
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) System Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Protractor
2 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior GIS Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) User Stories
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) IISP
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle