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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 135 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing ISEB 50 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.19% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.44% 6.70% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 47
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £588 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -37.95%
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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
919 1045 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 17.81% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 689 617
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 March 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 March 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 54 (45.38%) Finance
2 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.29%) Banking
4 38 (31.93%) ISTQB
5 28 (23.53%) SQL
5 28 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 27 (22.69%) QA
7 23 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
8 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
9 21 (17.65%) JIRA
10 19 (15.97%) Selenium
11 18 (15.13%) Degree
11 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (13.45%) Test Strategy
13 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
13 16 (13.45%) ITIL
13 16 (13.45%) PRINCE2
14 15 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (12.61%) ISEB Practitioner
15 14 (11.76%) Test Management
15 14 (11.76%) Regression Testing
16 13 (10.92%) Project Management
16 13 (10.92%) Scrum
16 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.92%) Oracle
16 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
16 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
16 13 (10.92%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS Office
3 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Summit
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.84%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) WAN
1 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) JIRA
2 19 (15.97%) Selenium
3 8 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.72%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.72%) Hudson
3 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.88%) JBehave
4 7 (5.88%) JUnit
4 7 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (5.88%) TestNG
5 3 (2.52%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.52%) Toad
5 3 (2.52%) NeoLoad
6 2 (1.68%) Calabash
6 2 (1.68%) Behat
6 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (45.38%) Finance
2 42 (35.29%) Banking
3 16 (13.45%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Local Government
5 3 (2.52%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) German Language
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (51.26%) Analyst
2 33 (27.73%) Business Analyst
3 25 (21.01%) Test Analyst
4 22 (18.49%) Tester
5 18 (15.13%) Test Manager
6 10 (8.40%) QA Tester
7 7 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.04%) QA Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Defect Manager
11 3 (2.52%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Programme Test Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Consultant
11 3 (2.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Web Services
2 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 6 (5.04%) MSMQ
4 3 (2.52%) FIXML
4 3 (2.52%) FpML
4 3 (2.52%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 2 (1.68%) WCF
5 2 (1.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Derivative
4 5 (4.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) iPhone
6 2 (1.68%) Open Source
6 2 (1.68%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Online Games
7 1 (0.84%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Android
1 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
3 4 (3.36%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 23 (19.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (18.49%) Business Analysis
4 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
5 16 (13.45%) ITIL
5 16 (13.45%) PRINCE2
5 16 (13.45%) Test Strategy
6 15 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 14 (11.76%) Test Management
8 13 (10.92%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.92%) Scrum
8 13 (10.92%) TDD
8 13 (10.92%) Project Management
9 12 (10.08%) BDD
10 11 (9.24%) V-Model
11 10 (8.40%) Migration
12 9 (7.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) Scala
2 8 (6.72%) Java
3 7 (5.88%) Groovy
4 2 (1.68%) Ruby
4 2 (1.68%) C#
4 2 (1.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (31.93%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.13%) Degree
3 15 (12.61%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) VCP4
8 2 (1.68%) IIBA
8 2 (1.68%) CBAP
9 1 (0.84%) APMP
9 1 (0.84%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.84%) PMP
9 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.69%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.84%) FATCA
2 1 (0.84%) P3O
2 1 (0.84%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) HP
3 10 (8.40%) Murex
4 6 (5.04%) Sybase
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.20%) Calypso
6 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Siebel
7 3 (2.52%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.68%) Apple
8 2 (1.68%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.84%) VMware
9 1 (0.84%) Comverse
9 1 (0.84%) CODA
9 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.84%) Juniper
9 1 (0.84%) Ariba
9 1 (0.84%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.84%) SunGard
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