The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 1.83% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 10.57% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +31.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.88% -25.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 123 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.91% 17.35% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 62 95
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £31.70 £15.75 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.26% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £18.00 £13.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Test Management
5 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) BPMN
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) W3C
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) Adobe
9 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 6 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) BPMN
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) System Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco