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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 247 242 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -67
Contract jobs citing ISEB 200 187 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.83% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 5.19% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 125 229
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.65 £19.94 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+93.80% -10.88%
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
3845 3600 3822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.87% 16.00% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2726 2318 2596
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 85 122
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.77% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +38 43 £425 - 18
Hayes - 4 £425 -
Croydon -10 3 £450 -4.25%
Westminster - 2 £440 -
Ilford - 1 £388 -
Teddington - 1 £275 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Osterley - 1 £275 -
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 197 (45.39%) ISTQB
2 178 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (36.18%) Finance
4 123 (28.34%) SQL
5 101 (23.27%) Test Scripting
6 88 (20.28%) Microsoft
7 85 (19.59%) PRINCE2
7 85 (19.59%) Business Analysis
8 84 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 78 (17.97%) HP Quality Center
10 76 (17.51%) Security Cleared
11 75 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 74 (17.05%) Software Testing
13 69 (15.90%) HP
14 66 (15.21%) QA
15 65 (14.98%) SQL Server
16 64 (14.75%) JIRA
17 58 (13.36%) Banking
18 54 (12.44%) Project Management
19 53 (12.21%) Test Automation
20 52 (11.98%) Selenium
20 52 (11.98%) Automated Testing
21 51 (11.75%) Degree
22 47 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
23 46 (10.60%) Scrum
23 46 (10.60%) .NET
23 46 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (10.37%) Java
24 45 (10.37%) Oracle
25 44 (10.14%) SDLC

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 33 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.00%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) SAS
4 3 (0.69%) JBoss
5 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (9.22%) MS Office
2 33 (7.60%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.07%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Sonata
2 3 (0.69%) Tercero
3 2 (0.46%) Aligne
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) SaaS
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) ATM
2 1 (0.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) IMAP
2 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.61%) NonStop SQL
4 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.38%) MySQL
6 4 (0.92%) Big Data
6 4 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.46%) DB2
7 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (14.75%) JIRA
2 52 (11.98%) Selenium
3 31 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 29 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (5.53%) Cucumber
6 22 (5.07%) SpecFlow
6 22 (5.07%) Toad
7 20 (4.61%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.61%) WebDriver
8 17 (3.92%) LoadRunner
9 14 (3.23%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.76%) JMeter
11 8 (1.84%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.15%) Protractor
12 5 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (0.92%) Zephyr
14 3 (0.69%) Arquillian
14 3 (0.69%) NeoLoad
General
1 157 (36.18%) Finance
2 58 (13.36%) Banking
3 21 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.69%) Law
4 16 (3.69%) Retail
5 14 (3.23%) Legal
6 12 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Marketing
9 5 (1.15%) Advertising
10 4 (0.92%) Games
11 3 (0.69%) Billing
11 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.69%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) International Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 283 (65.21%) Analyst
2 133 (30.65%) Test Analyst
3 116 (26.73%) Business Analyst
4 33 (7.60%) Tester
5 29 (6.68%) Test Manager
6 25 (5.76%) SQL Analyst
7 23 (5.30%) Automation Test Analyst
8 21 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 19 (4.38%) Software Analyst
9 19 (4.38%) Test Leader
10 17 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
11 16 (3.69%) QA Analyst
12 15 (3.46%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (3.46%) Consultant
12 15 (3.46%) IT Analyst
13 14 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
13 14 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
13 14 (3.23%) Test Consultant
14 13 (3.00%) IT Business Analyst
14 13 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.60%) .NET
2 33 (7.60%) XML
3 15 (3.46%) SOAP
4 14 (3.23%) Web Services
5 12 (2.76%) Gherkin
6 11 (2.53%) HTML
6 11 (2.53%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.84%) REST
7 8 (1.84%) WPF
8 3 (0.69%) FpML
8 3 (0.69%) JSON
8 3 (0.69%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.23%) EDI
10 1 (0.23%) FIXML
10 1 (0.23%) Flash
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.23%) RESTful
10 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.07%) Derivative
4 7 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (1.61%) IVR
4 7 (1.61%) Smartcard
5 6 (1.38%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.38%) PMI
6 5 (1.15%) Reinsurance
6 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (0.92%) MPEG
7 4 (0.92%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.92%) STB
8 3 (0.69%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) NHS
8 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.38%) Windows
2 11 (2.53%) Unix
3 7 (1.61%) Linux
4 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.69%) Android
5 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.27%) Test Scripting
3 85 (19.59%) Business Analysis
3 85 (19.59%) PRINCE2
4 75 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 74 (17.05%) Software Testing
6 54 (12.44%) Project Management
7 53 (12.21%) Test Automation
8 52 (11.98%) Automated Testing
9 47 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (10.60%) Scrum
11 44 (10.14%) SDLC
12 41 (9.45%) Defect Management
12 41 (9.45%) Test Management
13 39 (8.99%) Functional Testing
13 39 (8.99%) Integration Testing
14 36 (8.29%) BDD
14 36 (8.29%) Non-Functional Testing
14 36 (8.29%) Test Strategy
15 34 (7.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 123 (28.34%) SQL
2 45 (10.37%) Java
3 41 (9.45%) C#
4 18 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.00%) Python
6 12 (2.76%) VBScript
7 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.92%) MATLAB
7 4 (0.92%) Ruby
7 4 (0.92%) VB
7 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.69%) Perl
8 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.23%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 197 (45.39%) ISTQB
2 84 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 76 (17.51%) Security Cleared
4 51 (11.75%) Degree
5 36 (8.29%) SC Cleared
6 26 (5.99%) DV Cleared
7 22 (5.07%) PMI Certification
8 16 (3.69%) PMP
9 15 (3.46%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (2.30%) PhD
11 9 (2.07%) CBAP
11 9 (2.07%) CLAS
11 9 (2.07%) IIBA
12 8 (1.84%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (1.61%) CISSP
13 7 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.46%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
16 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.21%) QA
2 9 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.07%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.46%) GAAP
4 2 (0.46%) RMADS
4 2 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Varnish
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 78 (17.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.90%) HP
3 45 (10.37%) Oracle
4 34 (7.83%) Cognos
5 24 (5.53%) IBM
6 11 (2.53%) Sybase
7 7 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.38%) Murex
9 5 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.15%) Informatica
10 4 (0.92%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.92%) Charles River
10 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.92%) Reuters
10 4 (0.92%) Siebel
10 4 (0.92%) Sun
11 3 (0.69%) Calypso
11 3 (0.69%) CODA
11 3 (0.69%) Compaq
11 3 (0.69%) webMethods
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