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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 223 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 206 304 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 1.21% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 8.03% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 201 200
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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 £30.78 £16.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+92.35% -43.85%
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
3805 3785 3765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.70% 15.01% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2408 2277
Average daily rate £425 £419 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 82 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 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 1 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 -8 52 £413 -2.94% 22
Croydon -10 10 £411 -8.77% 2
Docklands, London +19 4 £525 +37.70%
Greenford - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 175 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (32.83%) ISTQB
3 144 (31.30%) Finance
4 113 (24.57%) Software Testing
5 102 (22.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 96 (20.87%) Business Analysis
7 91 (19.78%) HP Quality Center
8 90 (19.57%) Project Management
9 85 (18.48%) HP
10 76 (16.52%) SQL
11 75 (16.30%) Banking
12 72 (15.65%) Scrum
13 71 (15.43%) Oracle
13 71 (15.43%) QA
14 70 (15.22%) Degree
15 69 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 65 (14.13%) Test Scripting
17 64 (13.91%) Microsoft
18 60 (13.04%) Test Strategy
19 56 (12.17%) PRINCE2
20 51 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
21 50 (10.87%) BDD
22 49 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (10.22%) JIRA
24 45 (9.78%) UML
25 43 (9.35%) Selenium
25 43 (9.35%) User Stories
25 43 (9.35%) Test Automation
26 41 (8.91%) Java
27 40 (8.70%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (3.48%) CMS
2 11 (2.39%) Drupal
3 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.09%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.09%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) Lync
6 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.96%) MS Office
3 28 (6.09%) MS Project
4 22 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.74%) Summit
3 4 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.65%) HFM
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.43%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.43%) Agresso
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.96%) SAN
2 7 (1.52%) Internet
3 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.09%) Firewall
4 5 (1.09%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) DVB
7 1 (0.22%) DAB
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) UMTS
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) GPRS
7 1 (0.22%) GSM
7 1 (0.22%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) DMZ
7 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.74%) Big Data
8 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.87%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (0.87%) QlikView
11 4 (0.87%) DB2
12 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (10.22%) JIRA
2 43 (9.35%) Selenium
3 22 (4.78%) WebDriver
3 22 (4.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (4.57%) LoadRunner
5 15 (3.26%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.17%) JMeter
7 9 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
8 8 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.52%) TestDirector
9 7 (1.52%) TestComplete
10 6 (1.30%) Calabash
11 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.09%) XDE
11 5 (1.09%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.09%) MSTest
12 4 (0.87%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 144 (31.30%) Finance
2 75 (16.30%) Banking
3 32 (6.96%) Retail
4 25 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.04%) Publishing
6 11 (2.39%) Legal
6 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.17%) Back Office
8 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.30%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Front Office
9 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.87%) Marketing
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 242 (52.61%) Analyst
2 132 (28.70%) Business Analyst
3 101 (21.96%) Test Analyst
4 54 (11.74%) Tester
5 51 (11.09%) Test Manager
6 39 (8.48%) Test Leader
7 22 (4.78%) Agile Business Analyst
8 21 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.04%) Agile Test Analyst
9 14 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (2.61%) Test Engineer
10 12 (2.61%) Consultant
11 11 (2.39%) Performance Tester
12 9 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (1.96%) Manual Tester
12 9 (1.96%) Test Consultant
12 9 (1.96%) QA Analyst
13 8 (1.74%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (1.74%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.61%) .NET
2 32 (6.96%) XML
3 24 (5.22%) HTML
4 20 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.48%) Web Services
6 15 (3.26%) JSP
7 8 (1.74%) SOAP
8 7 (1.52%) Flash
9 6 (1.30%) XSLT
10 5 (1.09%) FpML
10 5 (1.09%) REST
11 4 (0.87%) J2EE
11 4 (0.87%) FIXML
12 3 (0.65%) Cocoa
12 3 (0.65%) Middleware
12 3 (0.65%) JSON
12 3 (0.65%) Cocoa Touch
13 2 (0.43%) RESTful
13 2 (0.43%) Gherkin
13 2 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.35%) Open Source
5 12 (2.61%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.96%) STB
8 8 (1.74%) Social Network
8 8 (1.74%) NHS
8 8 (1.74%) MPEG
9 7 (1.52%) Equities
9 7 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.52%) Derivative
10 5 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.09%) Streaming Video
10 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.09%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.87%) iPhone
11 4 (0.87%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.74%) UNIX
2 27 (5.87%) Windows
3 24 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.13%) Linux
4 19 (4.13%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (24.57%) Software Testing
3 102 (22.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 96 (20.87%) Business Analysis
5 90 (19.57%) Project Management
6 72 (15.65%) Scrum
7 65 (14.13%) Test Scripting
8 60 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 56 (12.17%) PRINCE2
10 51 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (10.87%) BDD
12 45 (9.78%) UML
13 43 (9.35%) User Stories
13 43 (9.35%) Test Automation
14 40 (8.70%) Test Management
15 37 (8.04%) E-Commerce
16 32 (6.96%) Regression Testing
17 30 (6.52%) CRM
18 29 (6.30%) Manual Testing
19 26 (5.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.52%) SQL
2 41 (8.91%) Java
3 27 (5.87%) JavaScript
3 27 (5.87%) C#
4 10 (2.17%) Python
5 9 (1.96%) Ruby
6 8 (1.74%) VB
7 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.30%) Perl
8 5 (1.09%) VBScript
9 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.65%) C
10 3 (0.65%) Delphi
10 3 (0.65%) VBA
10 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (32.83%) ISTQB
2 70 (15.22%) Degree
3 69 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 39 (8.48%) Security Cleared
5 31 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.87%) ISEB Practitioner
7 21 (4.57%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (2.39%) PMI Certification
11 10 (2.17%) APMP
12 9 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.74%) PMP
14 7 (1.52%) IIBA
14 7 (1.52%) CBAP
15 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.87%) NVQ Level 4
16 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.65%) MCITP
18 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (15.43%) QA
2 11 (2.39%) P3O
3 3 (0.65%) FATCA
4 2 (0.43%) MiFID
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) NDS
1 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.65%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 91 (19.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (18.48%) HP
2 71 (15.43%) Oracle
3 64 (13.91%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.04%) Cisco
5 12 (2.61%) Murex
6 10 (2.17%) hybris
6 10 (2.17%) Siebel
6 10 (2.17%) SAP
7 8 (1.74%) Citrix
7 8 (1.74%) ATG
8 6 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.30%) Informatica
8 6 (1.30%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.30%) IBM
9 5 (1.09%) Open Text
9 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.87%) Juniper
10 4 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.87%) VMware
11 3 (0.65%) CODA
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago