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 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 81 79 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs citing ISEB 40 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 1.78% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.86% 11.95% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 14
Median daily rate £328 £340 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £426 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.85 - £21.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
509 477 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.39% 14.90% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 243 291
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 16 £325 -7.14% 1
Edinburgh -4 14 £425 +25.00%
Fife +6 5 - -
Dundee -2 2 £100 -71.42% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £330 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 50 (63.29%) ISTQB
2 28 (35.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (31.65%) HP
3 25 (31.65%) Oracle
4 23 (29.11%) Test Scripting
5 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
5 22 (27.85%) Test Automation
5 22 (27.85%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
7 18 (22.78%) SQL
8 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.99%) HP UFT
9 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
9 15 (18.99%) HTML
9 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
9 15 (18.99%) .NET
10 14 (17.72%) Finance
10 14 (17.72%) Functional Testing
11 13 (16.46%) BDD
11 13 (16.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (16.46%) C#
11 13 (16.46%) Unix
11 13 (16.46%) CRM
12 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
12 12 (15.19%) User Stories
13 11 (13.92%) VB
14 10 (12.66%) Project Management
15 9 (11.39%) Java
15 9 (11.39%) Linux

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.80%) CICS
3 2 (2.53%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) GIS
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.53%) BODI
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) HP UFT
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
5 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Front Office
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Analyst
2 35 (44.30%) Test Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Tester
4 8 (10.13%) Automation Tester
4 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Mainframe Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.80%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
1 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
1 15 (18.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.53%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.53%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) IVR
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) EMV
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Unix
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Test Scripting
2 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.72%) Functional Testing
4 13 (16.46%) BDD
4 13 (16.46%) CRM
5 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
5 12 (15.19%) User Stories
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Performance Testing
7 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Automation Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.86%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.33%) ITIL
10 5 (6.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.06%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.46%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) VB
5 9 (11.39%) Java
6 8 (10.13%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) C
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) JCL
8 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (63.29%) ISTQB
2 28 (35.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
4 20 (25.32%) SC Cleared
5 13 (16.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (10.13%) Degree
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.53%) MCITP
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.27%) CBAP
8 1 (1.27%) HND
8 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) HP
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Genesys
3 4 (5.06%) Verint
4 3 (3.80%) Siebel
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) ESRI
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) AppSense
6 1 (1.27%) Charles River
6 1 (1.27%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.27%) IFS
6 1 (1.27%) TSYS
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