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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 98 78 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs citing ISEB 36 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.84% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 12.58% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 15
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.43 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -4.92%
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
506 469 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.44% 14.66% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 236 312
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 £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.53 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 17 £325 -4.41% 2
Edinburgh -23 11 £375 +29.31% 1
Dundee -1 3 £100 -
Fife +2 1 - -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Angus - 1 £95 -
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UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (58.62%) ISTQB
2 27 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
3 26 (29.89%) HP
4 25 (28.74%) Oracle
5 24 (27.59%) SQL
5 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
6 22 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
6 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (24.14%) Finance
8 18 (20.69%) HTML
8 18 (20.69%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
9 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
10 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (14.94%) Linux
11 13 (14.94%) HP UFT
11 13 (14.94%) Project Management
11 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
12 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (13.79%) CRM
12 12 (13.79%) Unix
12 12 (13.79%) C#
12 12 (13.79%) Migration
12 12 (13.79%) Banking
13 11 (12.64%) VB

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 2 (2.30%) CICS
1 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.45%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) BODI
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) GIS
5 1 (1.15%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.20%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.30%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.15%) TestRail
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Games
7 2 (2.30%) Legal
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
8 1 (1.15%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Front Office
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Analyst
2 37 (42.53%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Tester
4 13 (14.94%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
1 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
1 18 (20.69%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) WebGL
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.30%) EMV
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) IVR
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Tandem
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Unix
3 7 (8.05%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
2 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
4 13 (14.94%) Project Management
4 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
5 12 (13.79%) CRM
5 12 (13.79%) Migration
5 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.20%) Manual Testing
7 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.20%) User Stories
8 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) Test Planning
10 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.75%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) SQL
2 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.79%) C#
4 11 (12.64%) VB
5 7 (8.05%) Python
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) VBScript
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) JCL
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (58.62%) ISTQB
2 27 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (29.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
5 16 (18.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (6.90%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.75%) MCITP
7 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.30%) IIBA
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
9 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.15%) IISP
9 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (1.15%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) HP
2 25 (28.74%) Oracle
3 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 4 (4.60%) Genesys
4 4 (4.60%) Verint
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) Siebel
6 1 (1.15%) Charles River
6 1 (1.15%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) TSYS
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