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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing ISEB 43 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.03% 1.59% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.62% 15.32% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £208 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -3.63%
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
136 124 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.57% 10.39% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 44
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 29 (44.62%) Banking
3 27 (41.54%) ISTQB
4 22 (33.85%) SQL
5 21 (32.31%) Retail
6 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.00%) Retail Banking
10 12 (18.46%) ETL
11 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 9 (13.85%) Data Migration
12 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
12 9 (13.85%) Migration
13 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
13 8 (12.31%) Change Management
13 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.31%) Analytics
14 7 (10.77%) Data Analytics
14 7 (10.77%) Project Management
15 6 (9.23%) Information Security
15 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
16 5 (7.69%) Data Extraction
16 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
16 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Heroku
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Selenium
2 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.08%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.08%) Watij
3 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.54%) JMeter
4 1 (1.54%) Robot Framework
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 29 (44.62%) Banking
3 21 (32.31%) Retail
4 13 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.15%) General Ledger
6 3 (4.62%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Analyst
2 29 (44.62%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Tester
5 6 (9.23%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) UAT Test Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Web Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Web Tester
8 2 (3.08%) UAT Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) REST
2 2 (3.08%) SOAP
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) ETL
4 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 9 (13.85%) Data Migration
5 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.85%) Migration
6 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.31%) Change Management
6 8 (12.31%) Analytics
7 7 (10.77%) Data Analytics
7 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 6 (9.23%) Information Security
8 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Java
3 2 (3.08%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) ISTQB
2 14 (21.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) IIBA
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) HND
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) FATCA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) Graphite
2 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Informatica
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Teradata
3 2 (3.08%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Pega
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 18 days ago