The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 32 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.70% 4.57% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.50% 16.67% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £236 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £378 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -57.50%
ISEB
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
173 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.84% 27.39% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 71 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the South Wales region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the South Wales region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
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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
Cardiff 0 17 £333 +13.67% 9
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (53.57%) ISTQB
2 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 21 (37.50%) Banking
4 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
6 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (30.36%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (30.36%) Kanban
7 17 (30.36%) Test Management
7 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
7 17 (30.36%) .NET
8 16 (28.57%) Scrum
8 16 (28.57%) JMeter
8 16 (28.57%) Java
8 16 (28.57%) JUnit
8 16 (28.57%) JIRA
8 16 (28.57%) Selenium
8 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 16 (28.57%) Load Testing
8 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 16 (28.57%) Open Source
8 16 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 15 (26.79%) TestNG
9 15 (26.79%) TortoiseSVN
9 15 (26.79%) Subversion
9 15 (26.79%) C#
9 15 (26.79%) Bugzilla
10 14 (25.00%) Ant
10 14 (25.00%) TDD
10 14 (25.00%) Maven

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SRM
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (28.57%) JIRA
2 16 (28.57%) Selenium
2 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 16 (28.57%) JUnit
2 16 (28.57%) JMeter
3 15 (26.79%) Bugzilla
3 15 (26.79%) Subversion
3 15 (26.79%) TestNG
3 15 (26.79%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (25.00%) Ant
4 14 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 21 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Tester
3 17 (30.36%) Business Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Web Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Project Officer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Open Source
2 13 (23.21%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.86%) AS400
4 3 (5.36%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) iSeries
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 17 (30.36%) Kanban
2 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
2 17 (30.36%) Test Management
3 16 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 16 (28.57%) Scrum
3 16 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 14 (25.00%) BDD
4 14 (25.00%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) UML
6 10 (17.86%) Change Management
6 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.36%) CRM
11 3 (5.36%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) ISTQB
2 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) IIBA
4 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) P3O
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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