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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 2.17% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.35% 11.30% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Average daily rate
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£348 £351 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £366 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
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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
139 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.71% 19.20% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 39 71
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -12.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 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 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (42.86%) Test Management
3 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (28.57%) Banking
5 8 (28.57%) Project Management
6 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 6 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
8 5 (17.86%) BPMN
8 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
8 5 (17.86%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
9 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (10.71%) Retail
10 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
10 3 (10.71%) Siebel
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) BODI
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) SilkTest
3 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.57%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Test Management
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 6 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 5 (17.86%) BPMN
6 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JCL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Siebel
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) HP