The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 106 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing ISEB 27 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.46% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 10.08% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £289 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £394 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
604 357 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.48% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 186 133
Average daily rate £347 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -16 14 £300 +0.84% 4
Glasgow 0 10 £340 +30.76% 4
Aberdeen +5 3 £550 -
Fife +2 1 - -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
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ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 30 (38.96%) ISTQB
2 27 (35.06%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (23.38%) Banking
5 15 (19.48%) SQL
6 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 14 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (15.58%) Degree
8 11 (14.29%) Test Management
8 11 (14.29%) Oracle
8 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.99%) UNIX
9 10 (12.99%) ETL
10 9 (11.69%) FTP
10 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.39%) Retail
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 7 (9.09%) Asset Management
12 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
12 7 (9.09%) Credit Risk
13 6 (7.79%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (7.79%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
13 6 (7.79%) Data Mart
13 6 (7.79%) Star Schema
13 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.79%) Oracle Discoverer

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.60%) Eagle STAR
3 2 (2.60%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) FTP
2 2 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) OLAP
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Discoverer
1 6 (7.79%) Star Schema
1 6 (7.79%) Data Mart
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.60%) Selenium
2 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.60%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.90%) Advertising
8 2 (2.60%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.30%) Front Office
9 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Analyst
2 28 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 10 (12.99%) Test Leader
6 7 (9.09%) Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Process Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.60%) UAT Tester
9 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) QA Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.60%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.60%) JSP
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) REST
2 1 (1.30%) SOAP
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 4 (5.19%) Derivative
3 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.90%) Equities
4 2 (2.60%) IVR
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) UNIX
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 11 (14.29%) Test Management
3 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (12.99%) ETL
4 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 7 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (6.49%) Investment Management
9 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.19%) Use Case
10 4 (5.19%) UML
10 4 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) ISTQB
2 14 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (15.58%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) IIBA
5 3 (3.90%) CBAP
6 2 (2.60%) HNC
6 2 (2.60%) HND
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) EMIR
2 3 (3.90%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.30%) StatsD
2 1 (1.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.30%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Charles River
4 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) SimCorp
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Genesys
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) ClickSoftware Technologies
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £215 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 23 days ago