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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.77% 0.92% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.87% 4.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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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
152 155 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.95% 20.26% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 81
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Average hourly rate £27.44 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.40 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) W3C
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Content Management
3 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Content Management
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) CMS
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Adobe
5 5 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (21.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
7 3 (13.04%) Degree

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (21.74%) CMS
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Drupal
2 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Web Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) W3C
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Content Management
2 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Content Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) HP