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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 246 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing ISEB 206 211 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 5.80% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 149 129
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £13.81 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -56.23%
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
4064 3638 3808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.75% 15.77% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2423 2523
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 65 76
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 32 £438 +9.37% 13
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Croydon -13 1 £270 -25.51%
Greenford - 1 £275 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 162 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (33.50%) Finance
2 138 (33.50%) ISTQB
3 96 (23.30%) PRINCE2
4 92 (22.33%) Business Analysis
5 82 (19.90%) Security Cleared
6 80 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (17.23%) Project Management
8 70 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 68 (16.50%) Test Scripting
9 68 (16.50%) JIRA
9 68 (16.50%) Banking
10 67 (16.26%) Degree
11 66 (16.02%) SQL
12 65 (15.78%) Software Testing
13 62 (15.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 56 (13.59%) SDLC
14 56 (13.59%) Selenium
15 54 (13.11%) QA
15 54 (13.11%) ITIL
16 51 (12.38%) Test Automation
17 47 (11.41%) Use Case
18 46 (11.17%) Scrum
19 45 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
20 43 (10.44%) Test Management
20 43 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
21 41 (9.95%) Functional Testing
21 41 (9.95%) SC Cleared
22 39 (9.47%) Test Strategy
23 38 (9.22%) Integration Testing

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 10 (2.43%) Confluence
2 8 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.97%) CMS
4 2 (0.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Documentum
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (7.28%) MS Office
2 27 (6.55%) MS Excel
3 23 (5.58%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.43%) MS Project
5 9 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.21%) GitHub
3 3 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (0.97%) 4G
2 4 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.73%) HTTP
3 3 (0.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.73%) LDAP
3 3 (0.73%) WAN
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) ATM
5 1 (0.24%) DVB
5 1 (0.24%) LTE
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) TETRA
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.58%) NonStop SQL
2 17 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.49%) MS Access
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (16.50%) JIRA
2 56 (13.59%) Selenium
3 27 (6.55%) WebDriver
4 21 (5.10%) JMeter
5 20 (4.85%) HP UFT
6 14 (3.40%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.40%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.43%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.18%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.94%) Protractor
10 8 (1.94%) Zephyr
11 7 (1.70%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.70%) NeoLoad
11 7 (1.70%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (1.70%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.97%) CasperJS
13 4 (0.97%) Maven
13 4 (0.97%) The Grinder
General
1 138 (33.50%) Finance
2 68 (16.50%) Banking
3 22 (5.34%) Retail
4 14 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.16%) Legal
6 9 (2.18%) Law
6 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.46%) Front Office
10 5 (1.21%) Games
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (50.00%) Analyst
2 111 (26.94%) Business Analyst
3 76 (18.45%) Test Analyst
4 40 (9.71%) Tester
5 35 (8.50%) Test Manager
6 29 (7.04%) Test Leader
7 19 (4.61%) Financial Analyst
8 18 (4.37%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.37%) Test Engineer
9 16 (3.88%) QA Analyst
10 15 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.40%) Architect
12 13 (3.16%) IT Analyst
13 12 (2.91%) Programme Manager
14 11 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (2.67%) Business IT Analyst
14 11 (2.67%) IT Business Analyst
14 11 (2.67%) Service Analyst
15 10 (2.43%) SQL Analyst
16 9 (2.18%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.61%) .NET
2 10 (2.43%) Web Services
3 9 (2.18%) XML
4 8 (1.94%) SOAP
5 7 (1.70%) Gherkin
5 7 (1.70%) REST
6 5 (1.21%) RESTful
7 3 (0.73%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.73%) HTML
7 3 (0.73%) J2EE
7 3 (0.73%) Spring
7 3 (0.73%) Struts
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) CSS
9 1 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.24%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.85%) Equities
3 16 (3.88%) CESG
3 16 (3.88%) CESG CLAS
4 12 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.67%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.43%) PMI
7 9 (2.18%) Derivative
8 8 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.94%) STB
9 7 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.70%) Fintech
9 7 (1.70%) MPEG
10 6 (1.46%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.21%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.21%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.83%) Windows
2 16 (3.88%) Linux
3 15 (3.64%) Unix
3 15 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.21%) Android
4 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.30%) PRINCE2
3 92 (22.33%) Business Analysis
4 80 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (17.23%) Project Management
6 70 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 68 (16.50%) Test Scripting
8 65 (15.78%) Software Testing
9 56 (13.59%) SDLC
10 54 (13.11%) ITIL
11 51 (12.38%) Test Automation
12 47 (11.41%) Use Case
13 46 (11.17%) Scrum
14 43 (10.44%) Test Management
15 41 (9.95%) Functional Testing
16 39 (9.47%) Test Strategy
17 38 (9.22%) Integration Testing
18 37 (8.98%) Regression Testing
19 36 (8.74%) Non-Functional Testing
20 33 (8.01%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.02%) SQL
2 35 (8.50%) Java
3 18 (4.37%) Python
4 12 (2.91%) VBScript
5 11 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.43%) C#
7 9 (2.18%) C
8 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.97%) Jython
11 3 (0.73%) C++
11 3 (0.73%) VBA
12 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.49%) PHP
12 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.49%) R
12 2 (0.49%) Ruby
13 1 (0.24%) ABAP
13 1 (0.24%) Go
13 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (33.50%) ISTQB
2 82 (19.90%) Security Cleared
3 67 (16.26%) Degree
4 62 (15.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (9.95%) SC Cleared
6 38 (9.22%) DV Cleared
7 29 (7.04%) CISSP
8 23 (5.58%) CLAS
9 18 (4.37%) PMP
10 15 (3.64%) CBAP
11 12 (2.91%) PMI Certification
12 10 (2.43%) IIBA
13 9 (2.18%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (1.94%) Chartered Engineer
14 8 (1.94%) CITP
14 8 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (1.46%) CISM
16 6 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
17 4 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.11%) QA
2 27 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.21%) COBIT
4 4 (0.97%) MiFID
5 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) Basel III
6 2 (0.49%) SDET
7 1 (0.24%) FATCA
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) etcd
4 1 (0.24%) flannel
Systems Management
1 45 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) Graphite
2 3 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.73%) SCOM
3 2 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 38 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.50%) HP
3 20 (4.85%) Oracle
4 14 (3.40%) SAP
5 12 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.18%) IBM
7 7 (1.70%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.70%) Sybase
8 6 (1.46%) Cognos
8 6 (1.46%) VMware
9 5 (1.21%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.21%) Cisco
10 3 (0.73%) Google
10 3 (0.73%) Remedy
10 3 (0.73%) Reuters
10 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.49%) Charles River
11 2 (0.49%) Planview
11 2 (0.49%) WorldPay
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