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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.75% 2.52% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 11.76% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 10
Average daily rate
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£348 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £369 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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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
172 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.55% 21.45% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 65
Average daily rate £350 £319 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.64 £13.50 £10.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.25% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.07 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £17.86 £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Test Management
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (26.92%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 5 (19.23%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
8 5 (19.23%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
9 4 (15.38%) BPMN
9 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 4 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.54%) System Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) BODI
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) SilkTest
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Defect Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (46.15%) Test Management
2 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 5 (19.23%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) BPMN
5 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 11 (42.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Siebel
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy