The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 10.17% 10.00% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£213 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
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 Fife region.

Qualifications Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 13.56% 40.00% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate £213 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £370 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Fife region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Fife

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Fife region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -5 5 £213 -
ISEB
Scotland

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
1 2 (28.57%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP