The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 34 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.61% 5.13% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.00% 18.03% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -30.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 122 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.00% 28.44% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 65 44
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.20 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
Wales

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 17 £375 +29.31% 5
Torfaen - - - -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (53.45%) ISTQB
2 29 (50.00%) Finance
3 22 (37.93%) Test Scripting
4 21 (36.21%) Banking
5 19 (32.76%) SharePoint
5 19 (32.76%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) Kanban
7 17 (29.31%) Test Management
7 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
8 16 (27.59%) JIRA
8 16 (27.59%) Selenium
8 16 (27.59%) Load Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) WebDriver
8 16 (27.59%) Open Source
8 16 (27.59%) Java
8 16 (27.59%) JUnit
8 16 (27.59%) JMeter
8 16 (27.59%) Scrum
8 16 (27.59%) Automation Testing
9 15 (25.86%) Bugzilla
9 15 (25.86%) C#
9 15 (25.86%) TortoiseSVN
9 15 (25.86%) TestNG
9 15 (25.86%) Subversion
10 14 (24.14%) TDD
10 14 (24.14%) Maven
10 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (32.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (27.59%) JIRA
2 16 (27.59%) Selenium
2 16 (27.59%) WebDriver
2 16 (27.59%) JUnit
2 16 (27.59%) JMeter
3 15 (25.86%) Bugzilla
3 15 (25.86%) Subversion
3 15 (25.86%) TestNG
3 15 (25.86%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.14%) Ant
4 14 (24.14%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (36.21%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Tester
3 18 (31.03%) Business Analyst
4 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Web Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Manual Tester
7 1 (1.72%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Open Source
2 13 (22.41%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.24%) AS400
4 3 (5.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Test Scripting
2 17 (29.31%) Kanban
2 17 (29.31%) Test Management
2 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
3 16 (27.59%) Load Testing
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Automation Testing
4 14 (24.14%) BDD
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 13 (22.41%) UML
6 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) Change Management
7 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.17%) Stress Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) ISTQB
2 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) IIBA
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
1 2 (3.45%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) Thunderhead
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: £38 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago