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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 202 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 242 311 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.25% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 8.32% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 200 190
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £53.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.03 £31.56 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.71%
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
3884 3737 3645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.72% 14.98% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2419 2275
Average daily rate £425 £410 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 77 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 October 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 October 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 -15 59 £413 +3.12% 19
Croydon -8 15 £450 -2.70%
Docklands, London +14 4 £550 +31.34%
Canary Wharf +8 1 - -
Greenford - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 169 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (33.19%) ISTQB
3 143 (31.43%) Finance
4 116 (25.49%) Software Testing
5 103 (22.64%) Project Management
6 95 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 93 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
8 90 (19.78%) Business Analysis
9 86 (18.90%) QA
10 83 (18.24%) HP
11 78 (17.14%) SQL
11 78 (17.14%) Banking
12 70 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 68 (14.95%) Oracle
13 68 (14.95%) Degree
13 68 (14.95%) Test Scripting
14 65 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 64 (14.07%) Scrum
16 63 (13.85%) Test Strategy
17 62 (13.63%) PRINCE2
18 57 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (11.21%) Test Automation
19 51 (11.21%) JIRA
20 50 (10.99%) BDD
21 48 (10.55%) Selenium
22 47 (10.33%) Java
23 45 (9.89%) UML
24 44 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
25 42 (9.23%) Test Management
26 40 (8.79%) Security Cleared

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.76%) CMS
3 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.10%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.66%) Lync
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.66%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.57%) MS Office
3 34 (7.47%) MS Project
4 26 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.20%) Summit
3 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.66%) HFM
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.44%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.44%) Agresso
6 2 (0.44%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.20%) SAN
2 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.66%) Firewall
4 3 (0.66%) WAN
4 3 (0.66%) LAN
5 2 (0.44%) GSM
5 2 (0.44%) DVB
6 1 (0.22%) DAB
6 1 (0.22%) DMZ
6 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) 4G
6 1 (0.22%) GPRS
6 1 (0.22%) UMTS
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.10%) DB2
5 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.10%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (0.88%) Big Data
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.88%) QlikView
7 3 (0.66%) MySQL
7 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (11.21%) JIRA
2 48 (10.55%) Selenium
3 25 (5.49%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (5.05%) WebDriver
5 19 (4.18%) LoadRunner
6 18 (3.96%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.20%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.76%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.76%) TestComplete
9 8 (1.76%) Hudson
9 8 (1.76%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.76%) TestDirector
10 7 (1.54%) JMeter
10 7 (1.54%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.54%) Calabash
11 6 (1.32%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.32%) FitNesse
12 5 (1.10%) Subversion
12 5 (1.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 143 (31.43%) Finance
2 78 (17.14%) Banking
3 27 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 25 (5.49%) Retail
5 15 (3.30%) Legal
6 13 (2.86%) Publishing
7 10 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.76%) Back Office
9 7 (1.54%) Law
10 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.10%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.88%) Marketing
11 4 (0.88%) Games
11 4 (0.88%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 233 (51.21%) Analyst
2 120 (26.37%) Business Analyst
3 98 (21.54%) Test Analyst
4 54 (11.87%) Tester
5 52 (11.43%) Test Manager
6 37 (8.13%) Test Leader
7 25 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 18 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (3.96%) Agile Business Analyst
9 13 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
9 13 (2.86%) Test Engineer
9 13 (2.86%) Consultant
10 11 (2.42%) QA Analyst
11 10 (2.20%) Automation Tester
12 9 (1.98%) Test Consultant
12 9 (1.98%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (1.98%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (1.76%) Manual Tester
13 8 (1.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.13%) .NET
2 31 (6.81%) HTML
2 31 (6.81%) XML
3 20 (4.40%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.96%) JSP
5 17 (3.74%) Web Services
6 7 (1.54%) SOAP
7 6 (1.32%) Flash
8 5 (1.10%) Middleware
8 5 (1.10%) J2EE
8 5 (1.10%) FpML
8 5 (1.10%) REST
9 4 (0.88%) JSON
9 4 (0.88%) FIXML
9 4 (0.88%) CSS
10 3 (0.66%) RESTful
10 3 (0.66%) XSLT
11 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.44%) jQuery
11 2 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.08%) Open Source
5 12 (2.64%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.76%) NHS
7 8 (1.76%) MPEG
7 8 (1.76%) STB
8 7 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.32%) Derivative
9 6 (1.32%) Equities
9 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) PMI
11 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.47%) UNIX
2 25 (5.49%) Windows
3 24 (5.27%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.18%) Linux
5 18 (3.96%) Android
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.49%) Software Testing
3 103 (22.64%) Project Management
4 95 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 90 (19.78%) Business Analysis
6 68 (14.95%) Test Scripting
7 64 (14.07%) Scrum
8 63 (13.85%) Test Strategy
9 62 (13.63%) PRINCE2
10 51 (11.21%) Test Automation
11 50 (10.99%) BDD
12 45 (9.89%) UML
13 44 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (9.23%) Test Management
15 38 (8.35%) Regression Testing
16 35 (7.69%) E-Commerce
17 33 (7.25%) Manual Testing
18 32 (7.03%) CRM
19 31 (6.81%) User Stories
20 29 (6.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.14%) SQL
2 47 (10.33%) Java
3 34 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.49%) C#
5 12 (2.64%) Ruby
6 10 (2.20%) VB
7 9 (1.98%) Python
8 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.10%) VBScript
8 5 (1.10%) PHP
9 4 (0.88%) Perl
9 4 (0.88%) VBA
10 3 (0.66%) Groovy
10 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.66%) Scala
10 3 (0.66%) C
10 3 (0.66%) Delphi
11 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 151 (33.19%) ISTQB
2 70 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 68 (14.95%) Degree
4 40 (8.79%) Security Cleared
5 34 (7.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 33 (7.25%) SC Cleared
7 22 (4.84%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (3.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (2.42%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.20%) APMP
13 7 (1.54%) IIBA
13 7 (1.54%) PMP
14 6 (1.32%) CBAP
15 5 (1.10%) NVQ Level 4
15 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.66%) MCITP
18 2 (0.44%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.90%) QA
2 14 (3.08%) P3O
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) NDS
3 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 93 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 83 (18.24%) HP
2 68 (14.95%) Oracle
3 65 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.08%) Murex
5 13 (2.86%) Cisco
6 10 (2.20%) SAP
6 10 (2.20%) Siebel
7 8 (1.76%) Citrix
7 8 (1.76%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.76%) ATG
8 7 (1.54%) hybris
8 7 (1.54%) IBM
9 6 (1.32%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.32%) Informatica
10 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.88%) Open Text
11 4 (0.88%) VMware
11 4 (0.88%) Juniper
11 4 (0.88%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.66%) Progress
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