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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.85% 1.51% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.08% 7.10% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £362 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% +39.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £339 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +125.39%
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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
130 183 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.15% 21.21% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 41
Average daily rate £300 £355 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.75 £38.00 £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 7 (23.33%) Test Management
6 7 (23.33%) Content Management
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) W3C
7 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 6 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Adobe
8 5 (16.67%) SOA
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) CMS
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) QA
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Drupal
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Load Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (16.67%) CMS
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Tester
4 7 (23.33%) Test Leader
4 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Web Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) W3C
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Equities
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Content Management
4 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Content Management
4 7 (23.33%) Test Management
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Siebel
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) AppSense