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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 7 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 2.35% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 12.68% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 35 24
Median daily rate £290 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £475 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.85 - £14.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +165.99%

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
278 473 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.67% 18.56% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 251 244
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £15.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -14 5 £258 -14.16% 2
Glasgow -10 1 £465 +9.41%
Fife - 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) BDD
4 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) User Stories
5 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 6 (16.22%) QA
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Selenium
8 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) GIS
9 5 (13.51%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
9 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Automation 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 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) CICS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) PABX
3 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) GIS
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) BODI
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.11%) Protractor
3 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) GIS Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) iOS SDK
1 2 (5.41%) WebGL
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) CGI
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Fintech
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) BDD
3 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) User Stories
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (13.51%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
9 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Test Management
9 4 (10.81%) UML
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) JCL
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CBAP
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) IISP
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) HP
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) AppSense
4 1 (2.70%) IFS
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel