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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 232 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing ISEB 215 210 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 5.77% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 142 123
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -
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
3853 3640 3681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.39% 15.42% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2389 2385
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 95 113
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +28 27 £425 +4.61% 12
Greenford - 4 £243 -
Docklands, London +13 2 £600 +1.26%
Croydon - 2 £360 -
Ilford - 1 £388 -
Osterley - 1 £155 -
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 175 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (37.70%) ISTQB
3 139 (32.55%) Finance
4 106 (24.82%) PRINCE2
5 95 (22.25%) Security Cleared
6 93 (21.78%) Business Analysis
7 81 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 79 (18.50%) SQL
9 73 (17.10%) Test Scripting
10 71 (16.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 71 (16.63%) Software Testing
10 71 (16.63%) Project Management
11 63 (14.75%) SDLC
12 62 (14.52%) JIRA
13 60 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
15 57 (13.35%) Banking
16 56 (13.11%) Microsoft
16 56 (13.11%) Degree
17 53 (12.41%) Functional Testing
18 52 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (11.94%) Selenium
19 51 (11.94%) Test Management
20 49 (11.48%) Test Automation
20 49 (11.48%) HP
21 48 (11.24%) SC Cleared
22 47 (11.01%) Test Strategy
22 47 (11.01%) ITIL
23 46 (10.77%) Scrum
24 45 (10.54%) QA

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 18 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.41%) Confluence
3 3 (0.70%) CMS
3 3 (0.70%) JBoss
4 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.47%) SAS
4 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Documentum
5 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (8.43%) MS Office
2 26 (6.09%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.45%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.15%) SaaS
2 4 (0.94%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.47%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
2 4 (0.94%) Firewall
3 3 (0.70%) HTTP
3 3 (0.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) 4G
5 1 (0.23%) ATM
5 1 (0.23%) DVB
5 1 (0.23%) IMAP
5 1 (0.23%) LTE
5 1 (0.23%) Network Security
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) TETRA
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.15%) NonStop SQL
4 8 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.94%) MySQL
5 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.47%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.47%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.23%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.23%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) QlikView
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (14.52%) JIRA
2 51 (11.94%) Selenium
3 29 (6.79%) WebDriver
4 19 (4.45%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.22%) JMeter
6 17 (3.98%) HP UFT
6 17 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.75%) LoadRunner
8 15 (3.51%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.58%) Toad
10 9 (2.11%) Protractor
10 9 (2.11%) Selenium IDE
10 9 (2.11%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.64%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.64%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.64%) Zephyr
12 5 (1.17%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.94%) Burp Suite
13 4 (0.94%) NeoLoad
14 3 (0.70%) Arquillian
General
1 139 (32.55%) Finance
2 57 (13.35%) Banking
3 18 (4.22%) Retail
4 14 (3.28%) Legal
5 10 (2.34%) Law
6 9 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.41%) Advertising
9 6 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.17%) Games
11 3 (0.70%) Front Office
11 3 (0.70%) Marketing
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) International Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (53.16%) Analyst
2 116 (27.17%) Business Analyst
3 92 (21.55%) Test Analyst
4 42 (9.84%) Test Manager
5 37 (8.67%) Tester
6 23 (5.39%) Test Engineer
6 23 (5.39%) Test Leader
7 18 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 16 (3.75%) QA Analyst
8 16 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (3.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (2.81%) Financial Analyst
12 11 (2.58%) Manual Tester
12 11 (2.58%) Programme Manager
13 10 (2.34%) ETL Analyst
13 10 (2.34%) IT Analyst
14 9 (2.11%) Digital Analyst
14 9 (2.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.79%) .NET
2 14 (3.28%) XML
3 12 (2.81%) Web Services
4 10 (2.34%) SOAP
5 8 (1.87%) Gherkin
5 8 (1.87%) HTML
6 7 (1.64%) REST
7 4 (0.94%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.70%) RESTful
8 3 (0.70%) WPF
9 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.23%) CSS
10 1 (0.23%) EDI
10 1 (0.23%) Flash
10 1 (0.23%) J2EE
10 1 (0.23%) Spring
10 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.51%) CESG
2 15 (3.51%) CESG CLAS
2 15 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.58%) Derivative
4 9 (2.11%) Equities
4 9 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.87%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.87%) PMI
5 8 (1.87%) STB
6 7 (1.64%) MPEG
7 5 (1.17%) Fintech
7 5 (1.17%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.94%) IVR
8 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.94%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.45%) Windows
2 15 (3.51%) Linux
3 13 (3.04%) Unix
4 8 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.82%) PRINCE2
3 93 (21.78%) Business Analysis
4 73 (17.10%) Test Scripting
5 71 (16.63%) Project Management
5 71 (16.63%) Software Testing
5 71 (16.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 63 (14.75%) SDLC
7 60 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (12.41%) Functional Testing
9 51 (11.94%) Test Management
10 49 (11.48%) Test Automation
11 47 (11.01%) ITIL
11 47 (11.01%) Test Strategy
12 46 (10.77%) Scrum
13 44 (10.30%) Integration Testing
14 41 (9.60%) UML
15 40 (9.37%) Non-Functional Testing
15 40 (9.37%) Use Case
16 37 (8.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.50%) SQL
2 43 (10.07%) Java
3 20 (4.68%) C#
4 19 (4.45%) Python
5 14 (3.28%) VBScript
6 13 (3.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.94%) C
9 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.70%) C++
9 3 (0.70%) Ruby
9 3 (0.70%) VBA
10 2 (0.47%) Jython
10 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) R
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 161 (37.70%) ISTQB
2 95 (22.25%) Security Cleared
3 81 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 56 (13.11%) Degree
5 48 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.13%) DV Cleared
7 24 (5.62%) CISSP
7 24 (5.62%) CLAS
7 24 (5.62%) PMP
8 13 (3.04%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.81%) CBAP
10 10 (2.34%) IIBA
11 9 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.41%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (1.41%) CITP
14 5 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.94%) CCNA
15 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.54%) QA
2 24 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.94%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.47%) MiFID
5 2 (0.47%) RMADS
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) etcd
3 1 (0.23%) flannel
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 56 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.48%) HP
3 32 (7.49%) Oracle
4 20 (4.68%) Cognos
5 14 (3.28%) IBM
6 11 (2.58%) SAP
7 10 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.94%) Google
8 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.94%) Sybase
9 3 (0.70%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.70%) Informatica
9 3 (0.70%) Reuters
9 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.47%) Charles River
10 2 (0.47%) Remedy
10 2 (0.47%) Sun
10 2 (0.47%) Varonis
10 2 (0.47%) WorldPay
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