Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 +30
Contract jobs citing ISEB 9 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.04% 2.04% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 7.43% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 22
Cardiff median daily rate £438 £375 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +25.42% +57.37%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £185
90th Percentile £490 £480 £418
South Wales median daily rate £419 £333 £299
% change year-on-year +25.94% +11.20% +57.37%
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 154 175 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.82% 27.52% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 96
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £360 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.37% +14.79%
10th Percentile £227 £140 £174
90th Percentile £613 £480 £475
South Wales median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% +21.31% -67.55%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.52 £12.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £19.88
South Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -48.04% -23.91% +100.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Nightwatchjs
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Nightwatchjs
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory