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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.88% 1.21% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 9.20% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £260 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £383 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -54.28%
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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
185 87 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.79% 13.18% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 61
Average daily rate £350 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
1 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) UNIX
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (8.70%) Siebel
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.70%) JSP
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) C
9 2 (8.70%) HTML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Test Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CBAP
5 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) APMP
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Genesys
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter