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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.92% 2.43% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 13.76% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.78 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-54.69% +48.98%
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
132 109 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.11% 17.67% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 38 69
Average daily rate £348 £322 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
3 14 (45.16%) Test Management
3 14 (45.16%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Banking
8 6 (19.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
8 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
8 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
9 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) HP
10 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.90%) SQL
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.68%) BPMN
11 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) BODI
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) SilkTest
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Manager
3 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Test Management
2 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
4 6 (19.35%) Test Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
5 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) BPMN
8 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter