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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 80 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing ISEB 46 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.06% 1.68% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.38% 11.68% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 16
Median daily rate £325 £331 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.64 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
443 471 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 14.37% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 240 290
Median daily rate £325 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 19 £325 -4.41% 2
Edinburgh -7 13 £300 +3.44%
Fife +3 5 - -
Dundee +3 4 £100 -71.42%
Aberdeen - 1 £330 -
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (61.70%) ISTQB
2 30 (31.91%) HP
2 30 (31.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (29.79%) Oracle
4 27 (28.72%) SQL
4 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
5 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
5 26 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
8 21 (22.34%) Test Automation
9 20 (21.28%) Finance
10 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
11 18 (19.15%) HTML
11 18 (19.15%) .NET
11 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 16 (17.02%) Functional Testing
14 15 (15.96%) Unix
14 15 (15.96%) HP UFT
15 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Project Management
16 13 (13.83%) Linux
16 13 (13.83%) CRM
16 13 (13.83%) C#
17 12 (12.77%) Migration
17 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (11.70%) User Stories
18 11 (11.70%) Relational Database

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 (3.19%) CICS
1 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.19%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.06%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.06%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
1 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) GIS
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.13%) BODI
6 1 (1.06%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) HP UFT
2 8 (8.51%) Selenium
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.06%) TestRail
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (62.77%) Analyst
2 42 (44.68%) Test Analyst
3 18 (19.15%) Tester
4 12 (12.77%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) .NET
1 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
1 18 (19.15%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.13%) EMV
3 2 (2.13%) IVR
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Tandem
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Unix
2 13 (13.83%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Android
4 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.34%) Test Automation
4 16 (17.02%) Functional Testing
5 14 (14.89%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.83%) CRM
6 13 (13.83%) Project Management
7 12 (12.77%) Migration
7 12 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.70%) User Stories
9 9 (9.57%) BDD
9 9 (9.57%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.72%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 11 (11.70%) VB
5 8 (8.51%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) Java
7 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.19%) C
8 3 (3.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) JCL
9 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (61.70%) ISTQB
2 30 (31.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (8.51%) Degree
7 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.32%) MCITP
7 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CBAP
9 1 (1.06%) CCNA
9 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.06%) HND
9 1 (1.06%) IIBA
9 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (1.06%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 26 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) HP
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle
3 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco
4 4 (4.26%) Genesys
4 4 (4.26%) Verint
5 3 (3.19%) Siebel
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Charles River
7 1 (1.06%) ESRI
7 1 (1.06%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.06%) IFS
7 1 (1.06%) TSYS
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