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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.82% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.63% 16.40% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £340 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £276 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
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
139 189 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.76% 11.09% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 49
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (16.67%) Genesys
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Verint
8 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (12.50%) System Testing
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance 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 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.33%) Protractor
2 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fintech
1 2 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.67%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Genesys
1 4 (16.67%) Verint
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Charles River
3 1 (4.17%) Fidessa
3 1 (4.17%) TSYS