Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.57% 12.00% 18.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 60.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Fife median daily rate £106 £1,485 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -92.90% +1423.08% -54.12%
10th Percentile £103 £1,485 £94
90th Percentile £108 £1,485 £101
Scotland median daily rate £338 £356 £325
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Fife median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.72% -6.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.93
% change year-on-year - +7.72% -6.23%

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 Fife with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Fife
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 31.43% 20.00% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Fife median daily rate £175 £903 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -80.61% +177.69% +52.94%
10th Percentile £115 £428 £94
90th Percentile £372 £1,370 £417
Scotland median daily rate £369 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -1.60% +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Fife median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.72% -11.16%
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -40.63% -15.79% +38.48%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Fife

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Fife

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Fife

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Fife region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 2 - -
Inverkeithing - 1 £106 -
ISEB
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Fife region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB