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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 95 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 53 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.97% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.15% 11.97% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 28
Median daily rate £354 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.96 £14.85 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.65 £19.94 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+93.80% -10.88%
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
741 493 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.77% 16.42% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 251 233
Median daily rate £332 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £49.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +29 27 £380 +1.33% 6
Edinburgh -26 19 £300 -7.69% 1
Fife +10 6 £98 -
Dundee +4 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 58 (49.57%) ISTQB
2 50 (42.74%) Finance
3 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (24.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (23.93%) HP
5 28 (23.93%) SQL
6 27 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
9 20 (17.09%) Banking
10 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
10 19 (16.24%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (15.38%) Migration
12 17 (14.53%) HTML
12 17 (14.53%) .NET
12 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
12 17 (14.53%) Linux
13 16 (13.68%) C#
13 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 16 (13.68%) Business Analysis
14 15 (12.82%) Functional Testing
15 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
15 14 (11.97%) Software Testing
15 14 (11.97%) Selenium
15 14 (11.97%) Oracle
16 13 (11.11%) Project Management
17 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (10.26%) Security Testing

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 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Hi Portfolio
2 2 (1.71%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) Selenium
2 11 (9.40%) HP UFT
3 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.56%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.56%) Robot Framework
5 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 50 (42.74%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Front Office
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (58.12%) Analyst
2 41 (35.04%) Test Analyst
3 24 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.97%) Tester
5 11 (9.40%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.84%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Test Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) .NET
1 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
1 17 (14.53%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.71%) EMV
4 2 (1.71%) IVR
4 2 (1.71%) Social Media
4 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Unix
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (15.38%) Migration
5 16 (13.68%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 14 (11.97%) Software Testing
7 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.11%) Project Management
9 12 (10.26%) Security Testing
9 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.55%) BDD
12 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.69%) CRM
13 8 (6.84%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.84%) Investment Management
13 8 (6.84%) TDD
14 7 (5.98%) Data Migration
14 7 (5.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 16 (13.68%) C#
2 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.69%) VB
4 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.13%) Python
6 5 (4.27%) Java
7 3 (2.56%) VBScript
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (49.57%) ISTQB
2 29 (24.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
5 16 (13.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.69%) MCITP
6 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.98%) Degree
8 3 (2.56%) IISP
9 2 (1.71%) CCNA
9 2 (1.71%) IIBA
9 2 (1.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.85%) CBAP
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) CISSP
10 1 (0.85%) GIAC
10 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.71%) FATCA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) HP
2 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.97%) Oracle
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
5 3 (2.56%) Genesys
5 3 (2.56%) Verint
6 1 (0.85%) Charles River
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
Glasgow
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 21 days ago