The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 213 217 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -54
Contract jobs citing ISEB 216 222 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.92% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 6.28% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 154 210
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £24.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% +41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -46.31%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3745 3537 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.86% 14.59% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2411 2157 2220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ISEB
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 62 £425 - 25
Docklands, London +14 6 £500 +17.64%
Greenford - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 212 (40.61%) ISTQB
2 163 (31.23%) Finance
3 139 (26.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 120 (22.99%) Software Testing
5 117 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (20.88%) SQL
7 103 (19.73%) Test Scripting
8 102 (19.54%) Business Analysis
9 93 (17.82%) Degree
10 92 (17.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 84 (16.09%) Scrum
12 83 (15.90%) HP Quality Center
13 82 (15.71%) QA
14 81 (15.52%) Java
15 75 (14.37%) Oracle
16 74 (14.18%) Test Strategy
17 73 (13.98%) Selenium
18 72 (13.79%) Banking
19 71 (13.60%) E-Commerce
20 69 (13.22%) HP
21 68 (13.03%) BDD
22 63 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
23 61 (11.69%) Retail
24 59 (11.30%) Project Management
25 54 (10.34%) Test Automation
26 51 (9.77%) UML
27 50 (9.58%) User Stories
28 49 (9.39%) PRINCE2
28 49 (9.39%) Computer Science
29 48 (9.20%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (2.87%) CMS
2 11 (2.11%) MQSeries
3 10 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.72%) Drupal
5 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.96%) IIS
6 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (5.75%) MS Office
2 27 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.83%) MS Project
5 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) Agresso
1 12 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.57%) HFM
4 2 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.68%) Internet
2 7 (1.34%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.15%) DVB
4 5 (0.96%) Firewall
4 5 (0.96%) SAN
5 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.57%) DNS
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) DAB
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) IPv6
7 1 (0.19%) GPRS
7 1 (0.19%) GSM
7 1 (0.19%) UMTS
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.87%) Big Data
5 13 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.92%) DB2
6 10 (1.92%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (1.72%) QlikView
8 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.34%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.96%) MS Access
11 4 (0.77%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (13.98%) Selenium
2 45 (8.62%) JIRA
3 41 (7.85%) WebDriver
4 32 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 22 (4.21%) LoadRunner
6 21 (4.02%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (2.87%) FitNesse
8 13 (2.49%) SoapUI
9 12 (2.30%) JMeter
10 10 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (1.53%) Rational Performance Tester
12 7 (1.34%) TestDirector
12 7 (1.34%) Calabash
13 6 (1.15%) eggPlant
13 6 (1.15%) Subversion
13 6 (1.15%) Git (software)
14 5 (0.96%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.96%) XDE
14 5 (0.96%) JBehave
15 4 (0.77%) RIATest
General
1 163 (31.23%) Finance
2 72 (13.79%) Banking
3 61 (11.69%) Retail
4 33 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.83%) Back Office
6 18 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.68%) Games
8 13 (2.49%) General Ledger
9 11 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.92%) Publishing
11 8 (1.53%) Legal
12 6 (1.15%) Billing
12 6 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.96%) Front Office
14 4 (0.77%) Law
15 2 (0.38%) Local Government
15 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.19%) Marketing
16 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 261 (50.00%) Analyst
2 143 (27.39%) Business Analyst
3 114 (21.84%) Test Analyst
4 72 (13.79%) Tester
5 57 (10.92%) Test Leader
6 56 (10.73%) Test Manager
7 27 (5.17%) Test Engineer
8 22 (4.21%) Developer
9 19 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
10 17 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.49%) Agile Test Analyst
12 11 (2.11%) Manual Tester
12 11 (2.11%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (1.92%) QA Tester
13 10 (1.92%) Technical Test Analyst
13 10 (1.92%) Performance Tester
13 10 (1.92%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (1.92%) Project Manager
13 10 (1.92%) Automation Tester
13 10 (1.92%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.28%) XML
2 28 (5.36%) Web Services
2 28 (5.36%) .NET
3 23 (4.41%) HTML
4 14 (2.68%) Flash
5 11 (2.11%) J2EE
5 11 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.53%) XSLT
6 8 (1.53%) SOAP
6 8 (1.53%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.96%) REST
7 5 (0.96%) JSP
8 4 (0.77%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (0.77%) Cocoa
9 3 (0.57%) CSS
10 2 (0.38%) FpML
10 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.19%) WCF
11 1 (0.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.21%) Mobile App
2 22 (4.21%) Open Source
3 14 (2.68%) STB
4 12 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.11%) MPEG
6 10 (1.92%) Derivative
7 9 (1.72%) Social Network
8 7 (1.34%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.34%) NHS
8 7 (1.34%) Streaming Video
9 6 (1.15%) Equities
10 5 (0.96%) IPTV
10 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.77%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.90%) UNIX
2 21 (4.02%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.87%) Windows
3 15 (2.87%) Android
4 14 (2.68%) Linux
5 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 120 (22.99%) Software Testing
3 117 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (19.73%) Test Scripting
5 102 (19.54%) Business Analysis
6 84 (16.09%) Scrum
7 74 (14.18%) Test Strategy
8 71 (13.60%) E-Commerce
9 68 (13.03%) BDD
10 63 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (11.30%) Project Management
12 54 (10.34%) Test Automation
13 51 (9.77%) UML
14 50 (9.58%) User Stories
15 49 (9.39%) PRINCE2
16 47 (9.00%) Test Management
17 40 (7.66%) Regression Testing
18 39 (7.47%) TDD
19 34 (6.51%) Automated Testing
20 33 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 109 (20.88%) SQL
2 81 (15.52%) Java
3 35 (6.70%) C#
4 26 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.26%) Python
6 16 (3.07%) Ruby
7 8 (1.53%) Perl
7 8 (1.53%) VBScript
7 8 (1.53%) VB
8 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.15%) C
8 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.57%) C++
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
11 2 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.19%) Delphi
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 212 (40.61%) ISTQB
2 93 (17.82%) Degree
3 92 (17.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 25 (4.79%) SC Cleared
6 21 (4.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 14 (2.68%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.49%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (1.72%) CBAP
10 9 (1.72%) PMP
11 8 (1.53%) IIBA
12 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.77%) NVQ Level 4
14 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.38%) CISSP
15 2 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.71%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) EMIR
3 6 (1.15%) FATCA
4 5 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.96%) MiFID
5 3 (0.57%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.34%) NDS
2 4 (0.77%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 83 (15.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 75 (14.37%) Oracle
2 69 (13.22%) HP
3 48 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.68%) IBM
4 14 (2.68%) Informatica
4 14 (2.68%) Business Objects
4 14 (2.68%) hybris
5 12 (2.30%) SAP
6 11 (2.11%) Cisco
7 10 (1.92%) Siebel
8 9 (1.72%) Cognos
8 9 (1.72%) ATG
9 5 (0.96%) Open Text
9 5 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.96%) Sybase
10 4 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.57%) CODA
11 3 (0.57%) Citrix
12 2 (0.38%) Adobe
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day Rate dependent on Expertise
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £565.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago