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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 213 218 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -62
Contract jobs citing ISEB 219 227 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.94% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 6.36% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 156 218
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 £300 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £25.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £12.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+147.49% -49.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3722 3567 3744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.70% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2159 2234
Average daily rate £424 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 139
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 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.80 £40.00
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 30 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 30 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 0 63 £425 - 26
Docklands, London +15 6 £500 +17.64%
Greenford - 4 - - 2
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 30 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.

1 217 (40.87%) ISTQB
2 165 (31.07%) Finance
3 139 (26.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 125 (23.54%) Software Testing
5 120 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (21.09%) SQL
7 105 (19.77%) Test Scripting
8 102 (19.21%) Business Analysis
9 94 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 93 (17.51%) Degree
11 87 (16.38%) Scrum
12 84 (15.82%) QA
12 84 (15.82%) HP Quality Center
13 83 (15.63%) Java
14 76 (14.31%) Test Strategy
15 74 (13.94%) Selenium
15 74 (13.94%) Oracle
15 74 (13.94%) Banking
16 73 (13.75%) HP
17 70 (13.18%) E-Commerce
17 70 (13.18%) BDD
18 62 (11.68%) Project Management
18 62 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (11.68%) Retail
19 54 (10.17%) Test Automation
20 52 (9.79%) UML
20 52 (9.79%) User Stories
21 50 (9.42%) Microsoft
22 49 (9.23%) Computer Science
23 48 (9.04%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.82%) CMS
2 12 (2.26%) MQSeries
3 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.69%) Drupal
5 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.94%) IIS
6 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (5.65%) MS Office
2 27 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 22 (4.14%) MS Project
4 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Agresso
1 12 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.56%) HFM
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
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 (1.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.64%) Internet
2 7 (1.32%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.13%) DVB
4 5 (0.94%) Firewall
4 5 (0.94%) SAN
5 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
7 1 (0.19%) DAB
7 1 (0.19%) GPRS
7 1 (0.19%) GSM
7 1 (0.19%) IPv6
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) UMTS
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.27%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.82%) Big Data
5 13 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.07%) DbVisualizer
6 11 (2.07%) DB2
7 9 (1.69%) QlikView
8 8 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.94%) MS Access
11 4 (0.75%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (13.94%) Selenium
2 47 (8.85%) JIRA
3 42 (7.91%) WebDriver
4 33 (6.21%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (4.33%) LoadRunner
6 15 (2.82%) FitNesse
7 13 (2.45%) SoapUI
7 13 (2.45%) JMeter
8 11 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.51%) Calabash
9 8 (1.51%) Rational Performance Tester
10 7 (1.32%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.32%) TestDirector
11 6 (1.13%) eggPlant
11 6 (1.13%) Subversion
12 5 (0.94%) JBehave
12 5 (0.94%) TestComplete
12 5 (0.94%) XDE
13 4 (0.75%) WinRunner
General
1 165 (31.07%) Finance
2 74 (13.94%) Banking
3 62 (11.68%) Retail
4 35 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.14%) Back Office
6 19 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.64%) Games
8 13 (2.45%) General Ledger
9 11 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.07%) Publishing
10 10 (1.88%) Legal
11 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.13%) Billing
12 5 (0.94%) Front Office
13 4 (0.75%) Law
14 2 (0.38%) Local Government
14 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Marketing
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 268 (50.47%) Analyst
2 146 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 118 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 73 (13.75%) Tester
5 57 (10.73%) Test Manager
5 57 (10.73%) Test Leader
6 27 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 22 (4.14%) Developer
8 21 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (2.64%) Agile Test Analyst
11 11 (2.07%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (1.88%) Technical Test Analyst
12 10 (1.88%) QA Tester
12 10 (1.88%) Manual Tester
12 10 (1.88%) Performance Tester
12 10 (1.88%) Project Manager
12 10 (1.88%) Automation Tester
12 10 (1.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.53%) XML
2 29 (5.46%) Web Services
3 28 (5.27%) .NET
4 24 (4.52%) HTML
5 15 (2.82%) Flash
6 12 (2.26%) J2EE
7 11 (2.07%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.69%) SOAP
9 8 (1.51%) XSLT
9 8 (1.51%) Gherkin
10 6 (1.13%) REST
11 5 (0.94%) JSP
12 4 (0.75%) Cocoa Touch
12 4 (0.75%) Cocoa
13 3 (0.56%) FpML
13 3 (0.56%) CSS
14 2 (0.38%) Middleware
14 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
15 1 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.33%) Open Source
3 22 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.64%) STB
5 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.07%) Derivative
6 11 (2.07%) MPEG
7 9 (1.69%) Social Network
8 7 (1.32%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.32%) Equities
8 7 (1.32%) Streaming Video
8 7 (1.32%) NHS
9 5 (0.94%) IPTV
9 5 (0.94%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.75%) PMI
10 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.97%) UNIX
2 21 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.82%) Android
3 15 (2.82%) Windows
4 13 (2.45%) Linux
5 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 125 (23.54%) Software Testing
3 120 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (19.77%) Test Scripting
5 102 (19.21%) Business Analysis
6 87 (16.38%) Scrum
7 76 (14.31%) Test Strategy
8 70 (13.18%) E-Commerce
8 70 (13.18%) BDD
9 62 (11.68%) Project Management
9 62 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (10.17%) Test Automation
11 52 (9.79%) UML
11 52 (9.79%) User Stories
12 48 (9.04%) Test Management
12 48 (9.04%) PRINCE2
13 41 (7.72%) Regression Testing
14 40 (7.53%) TDD
15 36 (6.78%) Automated Testing
16 33 (6.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.09%) SQL
2 83 (15.63%) Java
3 35 (6.59%) C#
4 27 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.20%) Python
6 16 (3.01%) Ruby
7 8 (1.51%) VBScript
7 8 (1.51%) VB
7 8 (1.51%) Perl
8 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.13%) C
8 6 (1.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.75%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.56%) C++
10 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
11 2 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 217 (40.87%) ISTQB
2 94 (17.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 93 (17.51%) Degree
4 29 (5.46%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.26%) PMI Certification
9 11 (2.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (1.69%) IIBA
11 8 (1.51%) PMP
11 8 (1.51%) CBAP
12 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.75%) NVQ Level 4
14 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.38%) CISSP
16 1 (0.19%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (15.82%) QA
2 7 (1.32%) EMIR
3 6 (1.13%) FATCA
4 5 (0.94%) MiFID
4 5 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.56%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.32%) NDS
2 4 (0.75%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 84 (15.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 74 (13.94%) Oracle
2 73 (13.75%) HP
3 50 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.82%) IBM
5 14 (2.64%) Informatica
5 14 (2.64%) Business Objects
5 14 (2.64%) hybris
6 11 (2.07%) Cisco
6 11 (2.07%) SAP
7 10 (1.88%) Siebel
8 9 (1.69%) ATG
8 9 (1.69%) Cognos
9 5 (0.94%) Open Text
9 5 (0.94%) Sybase
9 5 (0.94%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.56%) CODA
11 3 (0.56%) Citrix
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Rate: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day Rate dependent on Expertise
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £565.00 per day
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London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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