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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 40 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 18 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.87% 1.58% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.77% 8.39% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £348 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £343 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.50 £15.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+616.66% +27.65%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 143 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.49% 18.87% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 2016, 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 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 9 (23.68%) HP
8 8 (21.05%) Change Management
9 7 (18.42%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) Hi Portfolio
10 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (15.79%) Fund Accounting
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) SDLC
11 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.16%) Migration
12 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
12 4 (10.53%) .NET
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle
12 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.53%) User Stories
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
12 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
12 4 (10.53%) QA
12 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Hi Portfolio
2 1 (2.63%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Business Systems Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Test Manager
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) HR Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Process Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.63%) Equities
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Change Management
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Fund Accounting
5 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.63%) CBAP
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) FNZ