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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 34 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.59% 3.60% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.18% 12.65% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 9
Median daily rate £195 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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
170 166 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.14% 28.47% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 115 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +204.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +11 12 £279 -14.23%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) NHS
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.86%) Selenium
4 8 (22.86%) Use Case
5 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) JMeter
5 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (17.14%) Finance
6 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
6 6 (17.14%) HP
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 5 (14.29%) Load Testing

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 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) JMeter
3 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
3 6 (17.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.43%) HP UFT
6 3 (8.57%) The Grinder
6 3 (8.57%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Business Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.86%) Use Case
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 5 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) Groovy
4 3 (8.57%) C
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) CLAS
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) HL7
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Fiorano
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) InterSystems
4 3 (8.57%) Siebel
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix