The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.63% 2.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £14.43 £19.94
% change year-on-year +97.57% -27.65%  

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 West Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 16 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 60.53% 45.71% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 27
Median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £520 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £680 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 West Wales

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in West Wales

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Swansea -4 1 £150 -48.27%
ISEB
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) SAP
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) UAT Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) SAP
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft