The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 59 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.78% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.02% 9.57% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £11.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £22.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.88% -25.41%
ISEB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
491 491 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.36% 18.63% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 230 243
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 36 £325 +7.43% 12
Glasgow -12 7 £375 +9.48% 3
Perth and Kinross - 3 £360 -
Aberdeen +2 1 £270 -1.81%
Dundee -2 1 £350 -
Fife -10 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (39.00%) ISTQB
2 37 (37.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (31.00%) Finance
4 30 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (26.00%) Banking
6 25 (25.00%) SQL
7 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.00%) PRINCE2
9 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
10 20 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 20 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (18.00%) Project Management
12 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
12 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.00%) Retail
13 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
13 14 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (14.00%) Requirements Engineering
14 13 (13.00%) QA
15 12 (12.00%) Software Testing
16 11 (11.00%) Retail Banking
16 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (11.00%) BPMN
16 11 (11.00%) Test Management
17 9 (9.00%) Test Strategy
18 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
18 8 (8.00%) Linux
18 8 (8.00%) Change Management
18 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
18 8 (8.00%) Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.00%) JUnit
3 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Watij
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.00%) JMeter
4 1 (1.00%) SilkTest
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 26 (26.00%) Banking
3 17 (17.00%) Retail
4 11 (11.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (64.00%) Analyst
2 41 (41.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Test Manager
5 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.00%) Tester
6 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.00%) CRM Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (3.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) UAT Test Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Web Tester
10 2 (2.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Web Services
1 3 (3.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
2 2 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.00%) Open Source
3 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.00%) W3C
3 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
3 2 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 21 (21.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 18 (18.00%) Project Management
6 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (14.00%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (14.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 12 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (11.00%) BPMN
9 11 (11.00%) Test Management
10 9 (9.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
11 8 (8.00%) Change Management
11 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 8 (8.00%) Migration
11 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.00%) Scrum
12 7 (7.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) IIBA
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) HND
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 30 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.00%) Graphite
2 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) StatsD
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) HP
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Informatica
3 2 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago