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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 148 141 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 50 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.07% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 6.91% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 78
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.72 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+16.35% +147.49%
ISEB
London

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
805 897 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 15.43% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 626 763
Average daily rate £428 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.12 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 21 (23.08%) Banking
4 21 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 20 (21.98%) Project Management
6 19 (20.88%) Business Analysis
7 18 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.48%) SQL
9 14 (15.38%) QA
9 14 (15.38%) SDLC
10 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.19%) Test Management
11 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
12 11 (12.09%) Migration
12 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (10.99%) Oracle
13 10 (10.99%) CRM
13 10 (10.99%) Change Management
13 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Software Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Degree
14 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
14 9 (9.89%) HP
14 9 (9.89%) PRINCE
15 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.30%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.59%) MS Project
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.10%) Summit
3 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DWDM
1 2 (2.20%) MPLS
1 2 (2.20%) Firewall
1 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) RTSP
2 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.30%) Star Schema
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Selenium
2 5 (5.49%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (3.30%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.20%) JMeter
5 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.10%) Calabash
6 1 (1.10%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.10%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.10%) Appium
6 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 21 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Legal
5 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.20%) Turkish Language
7 2 (2.20%) Local Government
7 2 (2.20%) Billing
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
8 1 (1.10%) Back Office
8 1 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (1.10%) French Language
8 1 (1.10%) German Language
8 1 (1.10%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Analyst
2 35 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Test Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Tester
7 5 (5.49%) CRM Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.40%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Deployment Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Deployment Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) XML
3 2 (2.20%) HTML
3 2 (2.20%) CSS
3 2 (2.20%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.10%) LAMP
4 1 (1.10%) JSON
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) SOAP
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.40%) Derivative
4 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) IPTV
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) AIX
2 5 (5.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 20 (21.98%) Project Management
4 19 (20.88%) Business Analysis
5 18 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.38%) SDLC
8 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.19%) Test Management
9 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
10 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.09%) Migration
11 10 (10.99%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.99%) Change Management
11 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.99%) CRM
12 9 (9.89%) PRINCE
12 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
13 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
14 7 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C
3 5 (5.49%) Java
4 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) IIBA
6 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PMP
7 1 (1.10%) CBAP
7 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) FATCA
2 1 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
3 9 (9.89%) HP
4 4 (4.40%) Siebel
4 4 (4.40%) OpenText
5 3 (3.30%) Teradata
5 3 (3.30%) Netezza
5 3 (3.30%) Greenplum
5 3 (3.30%) Yardi
5 3 (3.30%) Vertica
5 3 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.20%) Sybase
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Murex
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.20%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) Calypso
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) SAP
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago