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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 222 169 178
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 192 294 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.31% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 7.88% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 217 156
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £21.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+86.89% -26.87%
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
3542 3729 3229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.57% 16.64% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2413 1979
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 104 102
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
City of London -10 56 £425 +13.33% 18
Croydon -5 3 £470 +4.44%
Paddington - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £510 -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 185 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (39.05%) ISTQB
3 149 (32.32%) Finance
4 119 (25.81%) QA
5 108 (23.43%) SQL
6 100 (21.69%) Banking
7 91 (19.74%) Test Scripting
8 89 (19.31%) Software Testing
8 89 (19.31%) Project Management
9 82 (17.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 80 (17.35%) Business Analysis
11 79 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 75 (16.27%) PRINCE2
13 69 (14.97%) Test Automation
14 67 (14.53%) Waterfall
14 67 (14.53%) Selenium
14 67 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (14.32%) HP
16 64 (13.88%) HP Quality Center
17 62 (13.45%) Test Strategy
18 61 (13.23%) Degree
18 61 (13.23%) Scrum
19 56 (12.15%) JIRA
20 55 (11.93%) BDD
21 54 (11.71%) Oracle
22 53 (11.50%) .NET
23 52 (11.28%) MS Excel
24 51 (11.06%) Microsoft
25 50 (10.85%) Java
26 47 (10.20%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.30%) CMS
3 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.87%) Confluence
5 3 (0.65%) Lync
5 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.43%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.22%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.72%) MS Office
3 19 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.39%) MS Project
5 8 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.52%) Summit
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Agresso
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.43%) SaaS
1 2 (0.43%) Office 365
1 2 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.95%) SAN
3 8 (1.74%) HTTP
3 8 (1.74%) Internet
4 3 (0.65%) ATM
4 3 (0.65%) RTSP
5 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.43%) Intranet
5 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.43%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) GSM
5 2 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.22%) UMTS
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) GPRS
6 1 (0.22%) SS7
6 1 (0.22%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.21%) SQL Server
1 24 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.08%) MySQL
5 5 (1.08%) DB2
5 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (0.65%) Big Data
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.43%) Essbase
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.43%) EDMS
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (14.53%) Selenium
2 56 (12.15%) JIRA
3 46 (9.98%) Cucumber
4 32 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (6.07%) WebDriver
6 19 (4.12%) Git (software)
6 19 (4.12%) LoadRunner
7 17 (3.69%) Jenkins
8 16 (3.47%) Appium
9 14 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.04%) SoapUI
10 11 (2.39%) Hudson
10 11 (2.39%) NeoLoad
11 10 (2.17%) Calabash
11 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.95%) JUnit
13 8 (1.74%) Subversion
13 8 (1.74%) JBehave
13 8 (1.74%) TestNG
13 8 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 149 (32.32%) Finance
2 100 (21.69%) Banking
3 35 (7.59%) Investment Banking
4 29 (6.29%) Retail
5 18 (3.90%) Legal
6 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.95%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.74%) Games
8 8 (1.74%) Law
8 8 (1.74%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.87%) Marketing
12 3 (0.65%) Front Office
12 3 (0.65%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 222 (48.16%) Analyst
2 111 (24.08%) Business Analyst
3 100 (21.69%) Test Analyst
4 66 (14.32%) Tester
5 46 (9.98%) Test Manager
6 26 (5.64%) Test Leader
7 25 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (4.77%) Developer
9 21 (4.56%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.56%) Test Engineer
10 18 (3.90%) QA Analyst
11 17 (3.69%) Consultant
11 17 (3.69%) QA Tester
12 16 (3.47%) AWS Developer
13 14 (3.04%) QA Test Analyst
14 11 (2.39%) Test Consultant
14 11 (2.39%) Junior
14 11 (2.39%) Senior Test Analyst
15 10 (2.17%) UAT Analyst
15 10 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.50%) .NET
2 45 (9.76%) HTML
3 27 (5.86%) XML
4 21 (4.56%) JSP
5 20 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.90%) Web Services
7 10 (2.17%) MSMQ
8 7 (1.52%) JSON
8 7 (1.52%) SOAP
9 6 (1.30%) CSS
9 6 (1.30%) RESTful
9 6 (1.30%) REST
9 6 (1.30%) Gherkin
10 5 (1.08%) Middleware
11 4 (0.87%) jQuery
11 4 (0.87%) J2EE
12 3 (0.65%) Flash
12 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.43%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.69%) Mobile App
2 17 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.82%) Derivative
5 8 (1.74%) STB
6 7 (1.52%) Equities
6 7 (1.52%) MPEG
6 7 (1.52%) Open Source
6 7 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.08%) Online Games
8 5 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.87%) User Experience
9 4 (0.87%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.03%) UNIX
2 26 (5.64%) Linux
3 14 (3.04%) Windows
4 11 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.95%) Android
6 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.74%) Test Scripting
3 89 (19.31%) Software Testing
3 89 (19.31%) Project Management
4 82 (17.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (17.35%) Business Analysis
6 75 (16.27%) PRINCE2
7 69 (14.97%) Test Automation
8 67 (14.53%) Waterfall
9 62 (13.45%) Test Strategy
10 61 (13.23%) Scrum
11 55 (11.93%) BDD
12 47 (10.20%) TDD
13 44 (9.54%) Regression Testing
13 44 (9.54%) Test Management
14 39 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (8.03%) Automated Testing
16 35 (7.59%) ITIL
17 33 (7.16%) Migration
18 28 (6.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 108 (23.43%) SQL
2 50 (10.85%) Java
3 46 (9.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (4.12%) Ruby
5 18 (3.90%) C#
6 16 (3.47%) Python
7 10 (2.17%) Scala
8 8 (1.74%) Groovy
8 8 (1.74%) VBScript
9 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.52%) PHP
10 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.08%) VBA
11 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.65%) C++
12 3 (0.65%) Perl
12 3 (0.65%) VB
12 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 180 (39.05%) ISTQB
2 79 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 61 (13.23%) Degree
4 46 (9.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 39 (8.46%) Security Cleared
6 33 (7.16%) SC Cleared
7 22 (4.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (2.39%) APMP
11 10 (2.17%) CBAP
12 8 (1.74%) IIBA
13 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (1.52%) MCITP
13 7 (1.52%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.08%) PMP
15 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (25.81%) QA
2 18 (3.90%) P3O
3 2 (0.43%) EMIR
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) NDS
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 64 (13.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 66 (14.32%) HP
2 54 (11.71%) Oracle
3 51 (11.06%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.25%) Citrix
5 14 (3.04%) Murex
6 11 (2.39%) SAP
7 10 (2.17%) Sybase
8 9 (1.95%) IBM
9 8 (1.74%) Cisco
10 7 (1.52%) Siebel
10 7 (1.52%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.30%) Remedy
11 6 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.08%) Calypso
13 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.87%) Reuters
14 3 (0.65%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.65%) Wall Street Systems
15 2 (0.43%) Splunk
15 2 (0.43%) Apple
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