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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 17 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.09% 5.21% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.97% 13.80% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 35
Median daily rate £325 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £19.94 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-26.40% -45.74%
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
155 326 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.13% 37.78% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 201 151
Median daily rate £438 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Median hourly rate £70.00 £13.00 £18.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+438.46% -29.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £8.55 £15.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.55 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +8 16 £350 +8.35%
West Wales - 1 £290 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Selenium
3 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
4 14 (31.82%) Translating Business Requirements
5 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
5 13 (29.55%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
5 13 (29.55%) Scrum
5 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) JMeter
7 11 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (22.73%) BDD
8 10 (22.73%) SDLC
8 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 10 (22.73%) TDD
9 9 (20.45%) Project Management
9 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
10 8 (18.18%) SpecFlow
10 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Kanban
10 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing

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 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 12 (27.27%) JMeter
3 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 8 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.82%) WinRunner
8 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Test Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Business Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Tester
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) NHS Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Data Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) CISSP Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Product Manager
8 1 (2.27%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Senior NHS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) AS400
3 3 (6.82%) CESG
3 3 (6.82%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Business Analysis
3 14 (31.82%) Translating Business Requirements
4 13 (29.55%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
4 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (22.73%) BDD
6 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 10 (22.73%) TDD
7 9 (20.45%) Project Management
7 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
8 8 (18.18%) Kanban
8 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Test-First Development
10 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.36%) Functional Testing
11 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
1 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CISSP
4 3 (6.82%) CLAS
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) CBAP
5 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Alterian
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) CA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat