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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 62 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.70% 1.01% 7.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.29% 4.29% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 21
Median daily rate £302 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.94% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £300 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £19.41 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+77.78% +29.36%
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
183 140 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.05% 23.61% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 103 104
Median daily rate £425 £341 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +54.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £22.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
Cardiff +23 15 £302 +58.94% 2
Newport - 1 £300 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
6 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Java
8 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
8 10 (24.39%) JMeter
8 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (21.95%) Use Case
9 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 9 (21.95%) WinRunner
9 9 (21.95%) NHS
10 8 (19.51%) HP
10 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
11 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
11 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
11 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (17.07%) SDLC
12 6 (14.63%) RAD
12 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
12 6 (14.63%) Rational Performance Tester
12 6 (14.63%) Scrum

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
2 10 (24.39%) JMeter
3 9 (21.95%) WinRunner
4 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
5 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
5 6 (14.63%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.32%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.44%) JIRA
9 1 (2.44%) JUnit
9 1 (2.44%) Maven
9 1 (2.44%) MSTest
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Analyst
2 19 (46.34%) Business Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) AS400
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Project Management
3 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
5 9 (21.95%) Use Case
6 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.63%) RAD
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Groovy
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) CLAS
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Siebel
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft