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 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.44% 1.75% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.87% 16.42% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £327 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £21.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.89% -26.87%
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
134 134 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.08% 10.69% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 68 39
Average daily rate £325 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £198 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) ISTQB
3 18 (32.73%) Banking
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.82%) Retail
7 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Retail Banking
9 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
9 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.73%) Information Security
10 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.91%) Test Management
11 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
11 6 (10.91%) Migration
11 6 (10.91%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) Change Management
11 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.09%) Six Sigma
12 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
12 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.09%) Analytics
12 5 (9.09%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Agresso
1 1 (1.82%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Heroku
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
2 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.64%) Watij
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 12 (21.82%) Retail
4 8 (14.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) Test Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Test Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Information Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) UAT Test Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Web Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Web Tester
7 2 (3.64%) UAT Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Open Source
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
3 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security
4 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.91%) Test Management
5 6 (10.91%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (7.27%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.45%) IIBA
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) StatsD
2 1 (1.82%) Graphite
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) HP
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Cathcart Associates
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