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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / Wales
Rank 41 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing ISEB 21 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.31% 1.71% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 7.14% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Median daily rate £275 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £201 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +128.95%

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
220 140 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.70% 23.93% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 103 103
Median daily rate £400 £320 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.38% +190.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.67 £25.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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
South Wales +19 15 £300 +57.89% 2
West Wales - 5 £180 - 1
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
4 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 11 (31.43%) NHS
5 10 (28.57%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) Use Case
6 9 (25.71%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) ITSM
7 8 (22.86%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (20.00%) JMeter
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
9 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
9 6 (17.14%) RAD
10 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.29%) HP
10 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (14.29%) WinRunner
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle

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 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) JMeter
3 6 (17.14%) HP UFT
3 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
3 6 (17.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 5 (14.29%) WinRunner
5 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.57%) The Grinder
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Tester
6 4 (11.43%) 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
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management Specialist
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
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
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 11 (31.43%) NHS
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Informatics
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 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 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
4 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Use Case
6 8 (22.86%) ITSM
6 8 (22.86%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) RAD
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Groovy
3 3 (8.57%) C
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) EXIN
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) CLAS
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) HL7
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) HP
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Fiorano
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) InterSystems
3 3 (8.57%) Siebel
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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