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 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 82 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.92% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.75% 20.53% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 10
Median daily rate £375 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -4.92%
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
142 151 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.44% 9.34% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 85
Median daily rate £375 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £439 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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
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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
5 5 (17.24%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Verint
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Genesys
7 3 (10.34%) Python
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
7 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
7 3 (10.34%) Selenium

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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UAT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) IVR
1 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.24%) User Stories
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) IIBA
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) IISP
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Genesys
1 4 (13.79%) Verint
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Charles River
3 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) TSYS