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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 34 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing ISEB 15 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.11% 1.96% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 7.94% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Median daily rate £300 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £190 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £201 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
134 126 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.74% 24.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 92 85
Median daily rate £400 £321 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -28.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £432 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £20.50 £46.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.43% +184.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.67 £25.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.24 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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
Cardiff +21 14 £297 +56.31% 1
Newport - 1 £300 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (44.83%) Business Analysis
2 10 (34.48%) Selenium
3 9 (31.03%) Use Case
3 9 (31.03%) NHS
4 8 (27.59%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (24.14%) JMeter
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
6 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
6 6 (20.69%) RAD
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.24%) HP
7 5 (17.24%) WinRunner
7 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

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 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) JCAPS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) JMeter
3 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
3 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner
3 6 (20.69%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
4 5 (17.24%) WinRunner
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) The Grinder
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) MSTest
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) NHS
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (44.83%) Business Analysis
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 9 (31.03%) Use Case
3 8 (27.59%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) RAD
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Groovy
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) CLAS
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Fiorano
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) InterSystems
3 3 (10.34%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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