Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 February 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 150 143
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 -51
Contract jobs citing ISEB 12 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 5.34% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 15
Scotland median daily rate £425 £274 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -15.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £145 £104 £154
90th Percentile £438 £419 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -9.09% -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +211.11% -64.00% +29.31%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 694 693 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.76% 14.20% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 434 496
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £200 £202 £205
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 24
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -28.57% +28.44%
10th Percentile £15.49 £12.71 £14.74
90th Percentile £44.50 £53.62 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Edinburgh +4 4 £425 +73.47% 4
Dundee +1 2 £175 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Fife -6 1 - -
Glasgow -25 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £425 -
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) FMEA
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 13485
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (16.67%) WebGL
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Validation

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Liquibase
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Validation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ETRM Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WebGL
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) FMEA
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (16.67%) GAMP
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 13485
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) logstash
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) RedGate