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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 2.57% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 26.81% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 17
Median daily rate £280 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £246 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £350 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £19.94 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-26.40% -45.74%
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
128 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.66% 9.60% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 72
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +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
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 June 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 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) ISTQB
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Banking
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Retail
7 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 5 (12.82%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Genesys
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.26%) Verint
9 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
9 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) SWIFT
10 3 (7.69%) 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 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
1 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) TestRail
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Test Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Test Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
3 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.82%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) IIBA
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.56%) GIAC
5 1 (2.56%) IISP
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Genesys
1 4 (10.26%) Verint
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Charles River
3 1 (2.56%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) TSYS
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