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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 22 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing ISEB 30 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.00% 3.16% 5.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.87% 11.11% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 31
Median daily rate £350 £188 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
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
151 171 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.20% 28.45% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 121 134
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £72.50 £11.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.44% -47.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £28.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +22 27 £338 +81.20% 1
Newport +3 2 £400 +14.28%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Selenium
3 21 (39.62%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
4 17 (32.08%) Translating Business Requirements
5 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
6 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
6 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
7 13 (24.53%) Degree
7 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
7 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
7 13 (24.53%) JMeter
7 13 (24.53%) Scrum
7 13 (24.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (22.64%) SDLC
8 12 (22.64%) Project Management
8 12 (22.64%) Java
8 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
9 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (16.98%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) BDD
10 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
10 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 8 (15.09%) HP UFT
12 7 (13.21%) .NET
12 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
12 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
12 7 (13.21%) Kanban

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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Selenium
2 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
2 13 (24.53%) JMeter
3 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.09%) HP UFT
5 7 (13.21%) SpecFlow
5 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
6 6 (11.32%) WinRunner
7 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.89%) JIRA
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Business Analyst
3 17 (32.08%) Test Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Test Data Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Digital Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) AS400
3 3 (5.66%) CESG
3 3 (5.66%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Business Analysis
2 17 (32.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
4 14 (26.42%) Software Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.64%) Project Management
6 12 (22.64%) SDLC
6 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
7 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (16.98%) BDD
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 7 (13.21%) Kanban
9 7 (13.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.32%) Test-First Development
11 5 (9.43%) ITIL
11 5 (9.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
2 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CISSP
5 3 (5.66%) CLAS
6 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.89%) CBAP
6 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Alterian
2 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) CA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) PlateSpin
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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