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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / Wales
Rank 32 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing ISEB 33 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.90% 3.47% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.55% 12.64% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 11
Median daily rate £286 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £170.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +909.80%

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
263 182 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.02% 27.45% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 137 112
Median daily rate £410 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +174.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.00 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £60.03 £27.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +14 19 £195 -40.00% 2
West Wales - 12 £470 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 20 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
3 16 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) ITIL
6 12 (22.22%) NHS
6 12 (22.22%) Project Management
6 12 (22.22%) Finance
7 11 (20.37%) SAP
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.67%) MS Office
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Service Management
10 8 (14.81%) Migration
10 8 (14.81%) ITSM
10 8 (14.81%) Use Case
10 8 (14.81%) Degree
10 8 (14.81%) Selenium
11 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.96%) JMeter
11 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.96%) Java
11 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (11.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 6 (11.11%) RAD

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 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) JMeter
3 6 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 6 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.56%) The Grinder
6 3 (5.56%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Tester
4 10 (18.52%) UAT Manager
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Manual Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.56%) NHS Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Performance Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Service Management Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) SOAP
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 3 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) NHS
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) CESG
3 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.22%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) Project Management
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) Service Management
8 8 (14.81%) ITSM
8 8 (14.81%) Migration
8 8 (14.81%) Use Case
9 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (11.11%) RAD
10 6 (11.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
10 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) Groovy
4 3 (5.56%) C
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) EXIN
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) CLAS
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (5.56%) HL7
4 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) SAP
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Fiorano
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) InterSystems
6 3 (5.56%) Siebel
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix