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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 103 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 16 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.77% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 9.34% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 22
Median daily rate £343 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £272 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.85 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £19.41 £15.92
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +21.90%
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
490 546 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.80% 18.90% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 301 263
Median daily rate £330 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 27
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Edinburgh -3 12 £400 +28.00% 2
Dundee - 2 £115 -
Glasgow -6 1 £385 -18.94% 1
Fife - 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 38 (61.29%) ISTQB
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (24.19%) BDD
5 14 (22.58%) Performance Testing
5 14 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 13 (20.97%) User Stories
6 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
8 11 (17.74%) Degree
8 11 (17.74%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) Java
9 10 (16.13%) HP
9 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.52%) Unix
10 9 (14.52%) Windows
11 8 (12.90%) JIRA
11 8 (12.90%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.29%) Selenium
12 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
12 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.29%) Linux
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
13 6 (9.68%) Microsoft

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 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.84%) CICS
3 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) GIS
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) BODI
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
2 7 (11.29%) Selenium
2 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.84%) Protractor
4 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Analyst
2 24 (38.71%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Tester
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (4.84%) GIS Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Mainframe Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.23%) DSDM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
1 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) WebGL
3 2 (3.23%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.61%) CGI
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Fintech
2 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Unix
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Android
3 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) BDD
3 14 (22.58%) Performance Testing
3 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
3 14 (22.58%) Test Scripting
4 13 (20.97%) User Stories
5 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
5 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL
8 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
9 5 (8.06%) CRM
9 5 (8.06%) System Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) C++
5 2 (3.23%) JCL
5 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (61.29%) ISTQB
2 18 (29.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (17.74%) Degree
4 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CBAP
7 1 (1.61%) HND
7 1 (1.61%) IISP
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) HP
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) ESRI
4 2 (3.23%) Siebel
5 1 (1.61%) AppSense
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Genesys
5 1 (1.61%) IFS
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) TSYS
5 1 (1.61%) Verint