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 June 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 136 157 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing ISEB 28 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.75% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 5.64% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 57
Median daily rate £423 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-27.65% -66.76%
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
560 763 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.64% 13.29% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 568 741
Median daily rate £475 £435 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.00 £47.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 June 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 25 (34.72%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
4 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 20 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (25.00%) HP
6 18 (25.00%) SQL
7 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
8 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
10 14 (19.44%) Selenium
11 13 (18.06%) Test Management
11 13 (18.06%) JIRA
11 13 (18.06%) Business Analysis
12 12 (16.67%) C#
12 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (16.67%) SDLC
13 11 (15.28%) Defect Management
13 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
14 10 (13.89%) XML
14 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
14 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
15 9 (12.50%) Use Case
15 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
15 9 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
15 9 (12.50%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.39%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
1 1 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) IMAP
1 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Selenium
2 13 (18.06%) JIRA
3 8 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.72%) SpecFlow
4 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (4.17%) JMeter
7 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.17%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.78%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.78%) Protractor
8 2 (2.78%) Toad
9 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.39%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.39%) The Grinder
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Advertising
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Analyst
2 18 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Tester
6 5 (6.94%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.94%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Test Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) XML
2 8 (11.11%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 5 (6.94%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) IVR
3 5 (6.94%) Smartcard
4 3 (4.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Fintech
5 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.78%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 13 (18.06%) Business Analysis
4 13 (18.06%) Test Management
5 12 (16.67%) SDLC
6 11 (15.28%) Defect Management
6 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.89%) Functional Testing
7 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Project Management
8 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 9 (12.50%) Use Case
8 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.11%) BDD
9 8 (11.11%) Change Management
9 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (11.11%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (6.94%) VBScript
5 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) PMP
8 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.39%) CBAP
9 1 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.39%) CITP
9 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
1 5 (6.94%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.78%) GAAP
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) HP
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Siebel
5 3 (4.17%) Sun
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.78%) CODA
6 2 (2.78%) Cognos
7 1 (1.39%) Compaq
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.39%) webMethods
7 1 (1.39%) WorldPay
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