The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 222 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing ISEB 213 286 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.61% 7.61% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 187 200
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £53.50 £25.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.00% -8.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+97.21% -43.85%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3797 3757 3804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.49% 14.95% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2391 2279
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in London

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in London

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in London

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
City of London -7 58 £406 -4.41% 22
Croydon -13 9 £416 +4.26% 2
Docklands, London +18 4 £500 +31.14% 1
Greenford - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +14 1 - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 190 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (35.42%) ISTQB
3 149 (31.04%) Finance
4 114 (23.75%) Software Testing
5 106 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 100 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 92 (19.17%) HP Quality Center
8 87 (18.13%) Project Management
9 85 (17.71%) SQL
10 83 (17.29%) HP
11 80 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 76 (15.83%) Scrum
13 75 (15.63%) Oracle
14 73 (15.21%) Test Scripting
14 73 (15.21%) Degree
15 71 (14.79%) QA
16 64 (13.33%) Banking
16 64 (13.33%) Microsoft
17 60 (12.50%) Test Strategy
18 56 (11.67%) PRINCE2
19 54 (11.25%) BDD
20 52 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
21 51 (10.63%) Selenium
21 51 (10.63%) User Stories
22 50 (10.42%) UML
23 47 (9.79%) JIRA
24 44 (9.17%) Security Cleared
24 44 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
25 43 (8.96%) E-Commerce
26 42 (8.75%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (3.33%) CMS
2 11 (2.29%) Drupal
3 5 (1.04%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (6.88%) MS Office
2 32 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 28 (5.83%) MS Project
4 24 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.63%) Agresso
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.63%) Summit
3 3 (0.63%) HFM
4 2 (0.42%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.08%) Internet
2 9 (1.88%) SAN
3 6 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.04%) Firewall
4 5 (1.04%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.63%) Network Security
5 3 (0.63%) DVB
6 2 (0.42%) WAN
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) IPv6
7 1 (0.21%) GPRS
7 1 (0.21%) GSM
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) UMTS
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) HTTP
7 1 (0.21%) DMZ
7 1 (0.21%) DAB
7 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.63%) Relational Database
2 24 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.54%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.08%) Big Data
5 10 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.04%) QlikView
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.83%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (0.83%) DB2
10 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.42%) MS Access
11 2 (0.42%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 51 (10.63%) Selenium
2 47 (9.79%) JIRA
3 25 (5.21%) WebDriver
4 19 (3.96%) LoadRunner
5 16 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (2.92%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.88%) JMeter
9 8 (1.67%) Rational Performance Tester
9 8 (1.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.46%) TestComplete
10 7 (1.46%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.46%) TestDirector
11 6 (1.25%) FitNesse
11 6 (1.25%) Calabash
12 5 (1.04%) MSTest
12 5 (1.04%) XDE
12 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.83%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 149 (31.04%) Finance
2 64 (13.33%) Banking
3 38 (7.92%) Retail
4 24 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.33%) Publishing
6 13 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.50%) Back Office
8 11 (2.29%) Legal
9 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.46%) Games
10 6 (1.25%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.25%) Law
11 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.63%) Front Office
12 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Marketing
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 258 (53.75%) Analyst
2 139 (28.96%) Business Analyst
3 109 (22.71%) Test Analyst
4 55 (11.46%) Tester
5 50 (10.42%) Test Manager
6 45 (9.38%) Test Leader
7 25 (5.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 20 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 16 (3.33%) Test Engineer
10 14 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (2.92%) Agile Test Analyst
11 11 (2.29%) Consultant
12 10 (2.08%) Performance Tester
12 10 (2.08%) Manual Tester
13 9 (1.88%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (1.88%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (1.88%) Test Consultant
13 9 (1.88%) QA Analyst
14 8 (1.67%) Technical Test Analyst
14 8 (1.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.71%) .NET
2 32 (6.67%) XML
3 24 (5.00%) HTML
4 21 (4.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.75%) Web Services
6 15 (3.13%) JSP
7 8 (1.67%) SOAP
8 7 (1.46%) XSLT
8 7 (1.46%) Flash
9 6 (1.25%) FpML
10 5 (1.04%) REST
11 4 (0.83%) FIXML
11 4 (0.83%) J2EE
12 3 (0.63%) Middleware
12 3 (0.63%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (0.63%) Cocoa
13 2 (0.42%) Ajax
13 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.42%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.58%) Open Source
5 12 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.29%) STB
7 10 (2.08%) MPEG
8 9 (1.88%) NHS
8 9 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.67%) Social Network
10 7 (1.46%) Derivative
10 7 (1.46%) Equities
10 7 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.04%) Streaming Video
11 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.04%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.83%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.08%) UNIX
2 26 (5.42%) Windows
3 24 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.96%) Android
5 18 (3.75%) Linux
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.75%) Software Testing
3 106 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 100 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 87 (18.13%) Project Management
6 76 (15.83%) Scrum
7 73 (15.21%) Test Scripting
8 60 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 56 (11.67%) PRINCE2
10 54 (11.25%) BDD
11 52 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (10.63%) User Stories
13 50 (10.42%) UML
14 43 (8.96%) E-Commerce
15 42 (8.75%) Test Automation
16 38 (7.92%) Test Management
17 36 (7.50%) Regression Testing
18 31 (6.46%) CRM
19 30 (6.25%) Waterfall
20 28 (5.83%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (17.71%) SQL
2 41 (8.54%) Java
3 29 (6.04%) C#
4 26 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.50%) Python
6 10 (2.08%) Ruby
7 8 (1.67%) VB
8 7 (1.46%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.25%) Perl
9 6 (1.25%) VBScript
10 5 (1.04%) C
11 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) Delphi
12 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.42%) VBA
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 170 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 80 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 73 (15.21%) Degree
4 44 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 35 (7.29%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.58%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (2.29%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.88%) APMP
11 8 (1.67%) PMP
12 7 (1.46%) IIBA
12 7 (1.46%) CBAP
12 7 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
15 3 (0.63%) MCITP
16 2 (0.42%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.79%) QA
2 10 (2.08%) P3O
3 4 (0.83%) EMIR
4 3 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.63%) MiFID
4 3 (0.63%) FATCA
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.46%) NDS
2 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.63%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 92 (19.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 83 (17.29%) HP
2 75 (15.63%) Oracle
3 64 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.33%) Cisco
5 12 (2.50%) hybris
6 11 (2.29%) SAP
7 10 (2.08%) Siebel
8 8 (1.67%) Citrix
8 8 (1.67%) ATG
9 7 (1.46%) Informatica
9 7 (1.46%) Murex
10 6 (1.25%) IBM
10 6 (1.25%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.04%) Open Text
12 4 (0.83%) VMware
12 4 (0.83%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.83%) Juniper
12 4 (0.83%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago