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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 11 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.52% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.65% 14.05% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Average daily rate
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£280 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £379 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £11.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+174.39% -54.00%
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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
114 121 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.54% 10.79% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 32
Average daily rate £364 £390 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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
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 20 August 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) ETL
5 9 (29.03%) UNIX
5 9 (29.03%) FTP
6 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (19.35%) Credit Risk
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (19.35%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (19.35%) Star Schema
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) OLAP
8 6 (19.35%) Data Mart
9 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.90%) Retail
10 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
11 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
11 3 (9.68%) Migration
11 3 (9.68%) Pentaho
11 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.68%) Test Management
11 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (6.45%) Use Case

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (19.35%) Star Schema
1 6 (19.35%) Data Mart
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle OLAP
1 6 (19.35%) OLAP
2 3 (9.68%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.23%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.23%) Equities
2 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ETL
2 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (19.35%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Test Management
5 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) IIBA
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) EMIR
1 1 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) StatsD
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago