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 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 51 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.59% 2.78% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.65% 10.06% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 13
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£300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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
247 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.91% 27.65% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 70
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
South Wales +19 47 £300 +0.84% 7
West Wales - 1 £290 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (63.54%) ISTQB
2 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) Finance
4 40 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 38 (39.58%) Test Management
6 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
7 34 (35.42%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (33.33%) Scrum
9 30 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 30 (31.25%) Automation Testing
10 28 (29.17%) Project Management
10 28 (29.17%) SharePoint
11 27 (28.13%) Kanban
11 27 (28.13%) JIRA
11 27 (28.13%) Selenium
11 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (28.13%) WebDriver
12 26 (27.08%) Test Scripting
13 25 (26.04%) C#
13 25 (26.04%) Open Source
14 24 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 24 (25.00%) Load Testing
14 24 (25.00%) Bugzilla
14 24 (25.00%) Banking
15 23 (23.96%) Subversion
15 23 (23.96%) .NET
15 23 (23.96%) TortoiseSVN
16 22 (22.92%) BDD
16 22 (22.92%) TDD
17 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) CICS
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.17%) MS Project
4 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Adabas
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) JIRA
1 27 (28.13%) Selenium
1 27 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 27 (28.13%) WebDriver
2 24 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 23 (23.96%) Subversion
3 23 (23.96%) TortoiseSVN
4 19 (19.79%) JMeter
5 17 (17.71%) JUnit
6 16 (16.67%) TestNG
7 15 (15.63%) Ant
7 15 (15.63%) Maven
8 8 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (4.17%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.08%) LoadUI
10 2 (2.08%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (42.71%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Analyst
2 33 (34.38%) Tester
3 25 (26.04%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.13%) Quality Manager
7 3 (3.13%) QA Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.08%) Lead Tester
8 2 (2.08%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (2.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (2.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.08%) Programme Planner
8 2 (2.08%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) .NET
2 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Open Source
2 20 (20.83%) AS400
3 18 (18.75%) Client/Server
4 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) PMI
6 3 (3.13%) Social Media
7 2 (2.08%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.08%) iSeries
7 2 (2.08%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) UNIX
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) pSOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 38 (39.58%) Test Management
4 32 (33.33%) Scrum
5 30 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 28 (29.17%) Project Management
7 27 (28.13%) Kanban
8 26 (27.08%) Test Scripting
9 24 (25.00%) Load Testing
10 22 (22.92%) BDD
10 22 (22.92%) TDD
11 16 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.46%) UML
14 10 (10.42%) Change Management
15 8 (8.33%) Workflow
15 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
15 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.33%) Coaching
16 6 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) C#
2 17 (17.71%) Java
3 5 (5.21%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (63.54%) ISTQB
2 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
3 30 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 19 (19.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (9.38%) Degree
6 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.08%) IIBA
9 2 (2.08%) IBM Certification
9 2 (2.08%) PMP
10 1 (1.04%) CCA
10 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) ISO 9000
2 5 (5.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) P3O
Systems Management
1 34 (35.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.08%) Informatica
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
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