The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Contract jobs citing ISEB 23 6 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.86% 0.86% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.52% 3.82% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 22
Median daily rate £294 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £300 £349
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 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +66.66%
ISEB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
270 157 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.58% 22.59% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 115 128
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
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 £25.00 £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 Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Wales region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Wales

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Wales region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
South Wales +15 17 £302 +58.94% 2
West Wales - 5 £180 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 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 Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Selenium
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) Project Management
5 14 (29.79%) Business Analysis
6 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (23.40%) NHS
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
8 10 (21.28%) JMeter
8 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (19.15%) WinRunner
9 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
9 9 (19.15%) Use Case
9 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) HP
11 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
11 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
11 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
11 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
11 7 (14.89%) SDLC
12 6 (12.77%) Rational Performance Tester

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (6.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
2 10 (21.28%) JMeter
3 9 (19.15%) WinRunner
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
5 6 (12.77%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.13%) JIRA
9 1 (2.13%) JUnit
9 1 (2.13%) Maven
9 1 (2.13%) MSTest
9 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Analyst
2 20 (42.55%) Business Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) NHS
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Informatics
4 3 (6.38%) AS400
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) CESG
5 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Project Management
3 14 (29.79%) Business Analysis
4 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) Use Case
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL
6 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.89%) SDLC
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.77%) RAD
8 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Groovy
4 3 (6.38%) C
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) EXIN
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
4 2 (4.26%) CLAS
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Siebel
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft