Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 53 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 -31 +36
Contract jobs citing ISEB 8 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.95% 1.24% 6.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 4.97% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 29
Cardiff median daily rate £438 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -11.43% +42.86%
10th Percentile £334 £264 £247
90th Percentile £498 £348 £425
South Wales median daily rate £438 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 131 161 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.60% 24.92% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 120 83
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +12.40%
10th Percentile £218 £170 £204
90th Percentile £587 £476 £495
South Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +48.00% +2.97%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.84 £12.25
90th Percentile £34.00 £30.44 £12.75
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% -34.78% +177.11%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Nightwatchjs
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line

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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Nightwatchjs
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory