The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 8583 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 8583 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 8583
Rank 546 533 500
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.17% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
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£325 £488 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £550 £513
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3673 3441 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.82% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2057 1685
Average daily rate £413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 131 212
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

ISO 8583
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 8583 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISO 8583
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 8583 across the England region.

ISO 8583 Daily Rate Trend in England

ISO 8583
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 across the England region.

ISO 8583 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISO 8583
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 8583 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 7 - - 2
South East -3 3 - -
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISO 8583 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 ISO 8583.

1 13 (76.47%) EMV
2 11 (64.71%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) VeriFone
3 6 (35.29%) APACS
4 5 (29.41%) EFT
5 4 (23.53%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (23.53%) EPoS
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) ATM
6 3 (17.65%) Sage
6 3 (17.65%) EFTPOS
6 3 (17.65%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 3 (17.65%) Smartcard
6 3 (17.65%) VocaLink
6 3 (17.65%) TSYS
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) C
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.88%) WebSphere

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISO 8583 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 ISO 8583. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) NFC
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) EMV
2 6 (35.29%) APACS
3 5 (29.41%) EFT
4 4 (23.53%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (23.53%) EPoS
5 3 (17.65%) EFTPOS
5 3 (17.65%) Smartcard
6 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VeriFone
2 3 (17.65%) Sage
2 3 (17.65%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (17.65%) VocaLink
2 3 (17.65%) TSYS