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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 145 130 113
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing ISEB 59 100 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.37% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.49% 9.11% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 95
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£441 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +16.87%
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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
909 1098 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.30% 15.03% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 747 711
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 (45.76%) Finance
2 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.81%) Banking
4 32 (27.12%) Business Analysis
5 29 (24.58%) ISTQB
6 24 (20.34%) Test Strategy
7 23 (19.49%) Project Management
7 23 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (16.10%) JIRA
9 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
9 19 (16.10%) SQL
10 18 (15.25%) HP
10 18 (15.25%) QA
10 18 (15.25%) Degree
11 17 (14.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
12 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (13.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (11.86%) MS Project
15 13 (11.02%) MS Office
15 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
15 13 (11.02%) MS Visio
15 13 (11.02%) Scrum
15 13 (11.02%) Test Management
16 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
16 12 (10.17%) Oracle
16 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
17 10 (8.47%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Project
2 13 (11.02%) MS Office
2 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.02%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) LAN
1 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.54%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) JIRA
2 8 (6.78%) Selenium
3 5 (4.24%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.39%) Hudson
4 4 (3.39%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.54%) MSTest
5 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.54%) TestNG
5 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.54%) JBehave
5 3 (2.54%) JUnit
6 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.69%) Calabash
7 1 (0.85%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.85%) Behat
7 1 (0.85%) Robotium
General
1 54 (45.76%) Finance
2 34 (28.81%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Back Office
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.54%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Front Office
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.85%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Analyst
2 36 (30.51%) Business Analyst
3 24 (20.34%) Test Manager
4 18 (15.25%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Tester
6 7 (5.93%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Defect Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Business Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Consultant
11 2 (1.69%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Web Services
2 5 (4.24%) XML
3 3 (2.54%) Middleware
3 3 (2.54%) FIXML
3 3 (2.54%) FpML
4 2 (1.69%) REST
4 2 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.24%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.39%) iPhone
6 3 (2.54%) Open Source
6 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.54%) Derivative
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.69%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.69%) FMCG
7 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.24%) Android
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) Business Analysis
3 24 (20.34%) Test Strategy
4 23 (19.49%) Project Management
4 23 (19.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (11.02%) Test Management
7 13 (11.02%) Scrum
8 10 (8.47%) Regression Testing
8 10 (8.47%) BDD
9 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.63%) TDD
10 8 (6.78%) UML
11 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.93%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.10%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) Java
3 4 (3.39%) Ruby
4 3 (2.54%) Groovy
4 3 (2.54%) Scala
4 3 (2.54%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) Delphi
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
5 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (24.58%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.25%) Degree
3 17 (14.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.54%) PMP
7 3 (2.54%) IIBA
8 2 (1.69%) CBAP
8 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) APMP
9 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.25%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (18.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) HP
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) Murex
4 4 (3.39%) Cisco
4 4 (3.39%) Siebel
4 4 (3.39%) Juniper
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) Progress
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.69%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.69%) Open Text
7 1 (0.85%) CODA
7 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.85%) Charles River
7 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.85%) Vermilion
7 1 (0.85%) SunGard
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago