Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 103 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +25
Contract jobs citing ISEB 25 24 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.86% 1.11% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.94% 7.97% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 47
Edinburgh median daily rate £340 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £259 £235 £264
90th Percentile £488 £538 £436
Scotland median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 -
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 315 301 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.83% 13.96% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 130 185
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £212 £236 £243
90th Percentile £538 £578 £488
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +126.67% +18.90%
10th Percentile £10.73 £14.80 £12.60
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £37.30
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £38.50 £27.44
% change year-on-year -27.27% +40.31% +50.36%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (44.00%) Banking
4 10 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
9 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Primavera
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Change Management
9 2 (8.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 10 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Test Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
7 2 (8.00%) UAT Manager
7 2 (8.00%) UAT Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Reference Data Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
9 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.00%) Xamarin