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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 157 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing ISEB 49 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 6.57% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 66
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +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
855 898 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 15.58% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 628 743
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.74 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 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 4 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 45 (45.92%) Finance
2 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) ISTQB
4 25 (25.51%) Banking
5 20 (20.41%) QA
6 19 (19.39%) SQL
6 19 (19.39%) PRINCE2
7 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
8 17 (17.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (16.33%) Project Management
10 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
10 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 14 (14.29%) Migration
12 13 (13.27%) SDLC
12 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
13 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
13 12 (12.24%) Degree
13 12 (12.24%) Oracle
13 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
15 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
15 10 (10.20%) Automated Testing
15 10 (10.20%) CRM
15 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (10.20%) Selenium
15 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (3.06%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.12%) MS Project
3 6 (6.12%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.02%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.02%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) VoIP
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) DWDM
1 1 (1.02%) MPLS
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) RTSP
1 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) Big Data
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.06%) Star Schema
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Selenium
2 5 (5.10%) HP UFT
2 5 (5.10%) JIRA
3 4 (4.08%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (3.06%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.04%) JMeter
5 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) Calabash
6 1 (1.02%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.02%) Appium
6 1 (1.02%) JUnit
General
1 45 (45.92%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Banking
3 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Legal
6 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Local Government
6 4 (4.08%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.06%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) German Language
8 1 (1.02%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Analyst
2 38 (38.78%) Business Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.20%) Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.16%) QA Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.10%) CRM Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) CRM Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Programme Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Architect
11 2 (2.04%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) MSMQ
3 3 (3.06%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) XML Schema
4 2 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
5 1 (1.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.02%) LAMP
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) REST
5 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.08%) Derivative
3 4 (4.08%) User Experience
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.02%) Equities
6 1 (1.02%) IPTV
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) AIX
2 4 (4.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) PRINCE2
3 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
4 17 (17.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (16.33%) Project Management
6 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
7 14 (14.29%) Migration
7 14 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.27%) SDLC
9 12 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
11 10 (10.20%) CRM
11 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Automated Testing
12 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
12 9 (9.18%) Change Management
13 8 (8.16%) Validation
13 8 (8.16%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) C
3 5 (5.10%) Java
4 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.06%) C#
5 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (32.65%) ISTQB
2 12 (12.24%) Degree
3 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) IIBA
6 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) CBAP
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.02%) FATCA
2 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.02%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) HP
3 6 (6.12%) Sybase
4 5 (5.10%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (5.10%) Siebel
5 4 (4.08%) OpenText
6 3 (3.06%) Teradata
6 3 (3.06%) Netezza
6 3 (3.06%) Greenplum
6 3 (3.06%) Vertica
6 3 (3.06%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) Murex
8 1 (1.02%) Calypso
8 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.02%) Ariba
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