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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.33% 11.11% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 60.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £1,485 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.96 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +9.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Fife.

Academic & Professional Certification
Fife
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 12.50% 18.52% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £1,485 £160 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +828.12% -52.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.96 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -60.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 2 £1,485 -
ISEB
Scotland

ISEB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Fife region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter

ISEB
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter