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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 81 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 3.03% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 31.39% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 14
Median daily rate £280 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £251 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -24.75%
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
118 137 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.36% 9.64% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 65
Median daily rate £405 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £224 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +102.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) ISTQB
4 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.67%) BDD
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) Selenium
9 8 (14.81%) Retail
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
9 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.81%) WebDriver
10 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.96%) C#
10 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
10 7 (12.96%) Migration
11 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
11 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
12 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
12 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
12 5 (9.26%) Degree
12 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.41%) Java

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 3 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
1 3 (5.56%) SSL
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
1 8 (14.81%) WebDriver
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Retail
4 4 (7.41%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Service Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Migration Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Test Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Test Data Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.56%) SWIFT
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.70%) IVR
2 2 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.67%) BDD
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.26%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) IISP
5 2 (3.70%) IIBA
6 1 (1.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) GIAC
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.70%) FATCA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Genesys
2 3 (5.56%) Verint
3 1 (1.85%) Charles River
3 1 (1.85%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.85%) HP