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 26 June 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 230 244 196
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -48
Contract jobs citing ISEB 203 202 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.87% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 5.59% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 130 171
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.68 £19.94 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.40% -66.76%
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
3612 3613 3775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.92% 15.51% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2319 2519
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 91 119
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +31.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 28 £423 -0.58% 19
Croydon - 3 £450 - 1
Greenford - 3 £243 -
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £525 +31.25%
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
Ilford - 1 £388 -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
Westminster - 1 £440 -
Osterley - 1 £275 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 176 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (41.19%) ISTQB
3 146 (34.76%) Finance
4 102 (24.29%) SQL
5 92 (21.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 91 (21.67%) PRINCE2
7 83 (19.76%) Software Testing
7 83 (19.76%) Test Scripting
8 81 (19.29%) Security Cleared
9 79 (18.81%) Business Analysis
10 77 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 69 (16.43%) Microsoft
12 65 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
13 61 (14.52%) Banking
14 60 (14.29%) HP
14 60 (14.29%) QA
15 59 (14.05%) SDLC
16 58 (13.81%) Project Management
17 57 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (13.33%) JIRA
19 53 (12.62%) Degree
19 53 (12.62%) Selenium
20 51 (12.14%) Functional Testing
21 50 (11.90%) Test Automation
21 50 (11.90%) Integration Testing
21 50 (11.90%) Test Management
21 50 (11.90%) SQL Server
22 49 (11.67%) Scrum
22 49 (11.67%) Test Strategy
23 46 (10.95%) SC Cleared

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.95%) Confluence
3 3 (0.71%) CMS
3 3 (0.71%) JBoss
4 2 (0.48%) Apache
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
4 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Documentum
5 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (9.52%) MS Office
2 27 (6.43%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.14%) MS Project
5 8 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (3.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.33%) SaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.48%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) DNS
1 2 (0.48%) Firewall
1 2 (0.48%) HTTP
1 2 (0.48%) Internet
1 2 (0.48%) Intranet
1 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.24%) 4G
2 1 (0.24%) ATM
2 1 (0.24%) DVB
2 1 (0.24%) IMAP
2 1 (0.24%) LTE
2 1 (0.24%) TETRA
2 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
4 7 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.95%) MySQL
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.48%) Big Data
7 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.48%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 56 (13.33%) JIRA
2 53 (12.62%) Selenium
3 25 (5.95%) HP UFT
4 22 (5.24%) WebDriver
5 18 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.05%) LoadRunner
6 17 (4.05%) Toad
7 15 (3.57%) JMeter
7 15 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 14 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.90%) Protractor
11 6 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (1.43%) Zephyr
12 5 (1.19%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.95%) Burp Suite
13 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.95%) NeoLoad
14 3 (0.71%) Arquillian
General
1 146 (34.76%) Finance
2 61 (14.52%) Banking
3 15 (3.57%) Legal
4 14 (3.33%) Retail
5 13 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.62%) Law
7 8 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.67%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.19%) Advertising
9 5 (1.19%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Marketing
11 3 (0.71%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) International Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 239 (56.90%) Analyst
2 112 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 107 (25.48%) Test Analyst
4 40 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 39 (9.29%) Tester
6 27 (6.43%) Test Leader
7 22 (5.24%) QA Analyst
8 21 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 20 (4.76%) Test Engineer
10 15 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
11 14 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 14 (3.33%) QA Leader
11 14 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.33%) Software Analyst
12 13 (3.10%) Agile Test Analyst
12 13 (3.10%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
13 12 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
14 11 (2.62%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.52%) .NET
2 27 (6.43%) XML
3 16 (3.81%) SOAP
4 13 (3.10%) HTML
5 11 (2.62%) Web Services
6 8 (1.90%) MSMQ
7 7 (1.67%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.95%) REST
8 4 (0.95%) WPF
8 4 (0.95%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.48%) RESTful
10 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.24%) EDI
10 1 (0.24%) Flash
10 1 (0.24%) FpML
10 1 (0.24%) J2EE
10 1 (0.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (2.14%) Derivative
5 7 (1.67%) CESG
5 7 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.67%) STB
6 6 (1.43%) Equities
6 6 (1.43%) MPEG
7 5 (1.19%) IVR
7 5 (1.19%) PMI
7 5 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.95%) Fintech
8 4 (0.95%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (0.95%) Reinsurance
8 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.71%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.57%) Unix
1 15 (3.57%) Windows
2 8 (1.90%) Linux
3 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.48%) AIX
4 2 (0.48%) Android
4 2 (0.48%) Solaris
4 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (21.67%) PRINCE2
3 83 (19.76%) Software Testing
3 83 (19.76%) Test Scripting
4 79 (18.81%) Business Analysis
5 77 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 59 (14.05%) SDLC
7 58 (13.81%) Project Management
8 57 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (12.14%) Functional Testing
10 50 (11.90%) Integration Testing
10 50 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 50 (11.90%) Test Management
11 49 (11.67%) Scrum
11 49 (11.67%) Test Strategy
12 42 (10.00%) ITIL
13 41 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
14 39 (9.29%) Automated Testing
15 37 (8.81%) System Integration Testing
16 36 (8.57%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.29%) SQL
2 41 (9.76%) Java
3 24 (5.71%) C#
4 17 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.57%) Python
6 13 (3.10%) VBScript
7 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.71%) C++
8 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.71%) VBA
9 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.48%) Jython
9 2 (0.48%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) Ruby
9 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) C
10 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 173 (41.19%) ISTQB
2 92 (21.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 81 (19.29%) Security Cleared
4 53 (12.62%) Degree
5 46 (10.95%) SC Cleared
6 30 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 26 (6.19%) DV Cleared
8 25 (5.95%) PMP
9 16 (3.81%) CLAS
10 14 (3.33%) CISSP
11 11 (2.62%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (2.38%) IIBA
13 8 (1.90%) CBAP
13 8 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (1.90%) PhD
14 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.71%) CCNA
15 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.71%) HND
15 3 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.29%) QA
2 16 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.19%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.48%) GAAP
5 2 (0.48%) RMADS
6 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.24%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (15.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.29%) HP
3 35 (8.33%) Oracle
4 25 (5.95%) Cognos
5 20 (4.76%) IBM
6 9 (2.14%) SAP
7 8 (1.90%) Sybase
8 6 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.43%) Reuters
8 6 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.95%) Charles River
9 4 (0.95%) Informatica
9 4 (0.95%) Siebel
9 4 (0.95%) Sun
10 3 (0.71%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.71%) CODA
10 3 (0.71%) Compaq
10 3 (0.71%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.71%) Terracotta
10 3 (0.71%) webMethods
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