The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 157 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 44 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.25% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.55% 7.48% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £417 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £326 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £45.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-54.12% +103.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
793 962 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 16.71% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 693 718
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 60
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.33 £53.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 45 (46.39%) Finance
2 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.02%) ISTQB
4 28 (28.87%) Banking
5 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
5 21 (21.65%) QA
6 20 (20.62%) SQL
7 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (16.49%) Business Analysis
7 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (15.46%) Selenium
8 15 (15.46%) Test Automation
8 15 (15.46%) Waterfall
9 14 (14.43%) Test Scripting
9 14 (14.43%) Degree
10 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
10 13 (13.40%) Migration
10 13 (13.40%) Oracle
11 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.37%) Project Management
11 12 (12.37%) Test Strategy
12 11 (11.34%) Investment Banking
12 11 (11.34%) CRM
12 11 (11.34%) SDLC
13 10 (10.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.31%) Regression Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.06%) CMS
1 2 (2.06%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.12%) MS Project
5 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.03%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) RTSP
2 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.06%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Big Data
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Selenium
2 7 (7.22%) HP UFT
3 6 (6.19%) JIRA
4 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.09%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.06%) Calabash
6 2 (2.06%) Appium
6 2 (2.06%) JMeter
6 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.06%) JUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.03%) Xcode
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.03%) Hudson
7 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) Behat
General
1 45 (46.39%) Finance
2 28 (28.87%) Banking
3 11 (11.34%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Local Government
5 4 (4.12%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 3 (3.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) French Language
7 1 (1.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (69.07%) Analyst
2 41 (42.27%) Business Analyst
3 25 (25.77%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Tester
5 12 (12.37%) Test Manager
6 9 (9.28%) QA Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Programme Manager
10 5 (5.15%) CRM Business Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Programme Test Manager
10 5 (5.15%) CRM Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (3.09%) Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Business Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) MSMQ
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 2 (2.06%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.06%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) REST
5 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Derivative
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) EFT
6 1 (1.03%) Equities
6 1 (1.03%) IPTV
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.03%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Solaris
4 2 (2.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) PRINCE2
3 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.49%) Business Analysis
3 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (15.46%) Test Automation
4 15 (15.46%) Waterfall
5 14 (14.43%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Migration
7 12 (12.37%) Project Management
7 12 (12.37%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.34%) SDLC
8 11 (11.34%) CRM
9 10 (10.31%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Data Migration
10 9 (9.28%) Validation
11 8 (8.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) C
4 3 (3.09%) Ruby
5 2 (2.06%) Groovy
5 2 (2.06%) Scala
5 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) C#
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.43%) Degree
3 10 (10.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) IIBA
7 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) CBAP
8 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.03%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) Sybase
4 6 (6.19%) Siebel
4 6 (6.19%) HP
5 5 (5.15%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.09%) OpenText
6 3 (3.09%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.06%) Vertica
7 2 (2.06%) Teradata
7 2 (2.06%) Netezza
7 2 (2.06%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Murex
8 1 (1.03%) Calypso
8 1 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Yardi
8 1 (1.03%) Ariba
8 1 (1.03%) CODA
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