Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 53 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 -21 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 6 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.77% 1.73% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 7.24% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 20
Cardiff median daily rate £406 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.05% -11.43% +43.59%
10th Percentile £328 £265 £185
90th Percentile £466 £359 £425
South Wales median daily rate £406 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +28.97% -10.00% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £43.50

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 152 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.17% 23.90% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 123 69
Cardiff median daily rate £401 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.43% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £234 £175 £263
90th Percentile £587 £538 £455
South Wales median daily rate £404 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +15.36% -6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £25.00 £20.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.53% +14.71% +44.15%
10th Percentile £12.94 £11.88 £17.25
90th Percentile £34.20 £43.75 £17.75
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £45.25 £47.00
% change year-on-year -58.30% -3.72% +210.74%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Cardiff

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Cardiff

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Cardiff

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Nightwatchjs
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) CBAP
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Nightwatchjs
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CBAP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory