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 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 232 225 221
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing ISEB 228 224 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.96% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% 6.13% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 153 129
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £347 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.64 £36.72 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +16.35%
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
4076 3653 3749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.61% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2397 2405
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 73 100
Median hourly rate £19.23 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +26 34 £425 - 12
Greenford - 2 £259 -
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Docklands, London +13 1 £600 +1.26%
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Croydon - 1 £270 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 166 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.95%) ISTQB
3 134 (30.95%) Finance
4 104 (24.02%) PRINCE2
5 101 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 98 (22.63%) Security Cleared
7 78 (18.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 76 (17.55%) Test Scripting
9 74 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 74 (17.09%) Project Management
9 74 (17.09%) SQL
10 72 (16.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (15.94%) Degree
12 63 (14.55%) JIRA
12 63 (14.55%) Software Testing
13 61 (14.09%) SDLC
14 58 (13.39%) HP Quality Center
15 57 (13.16%) Banking
16 55 (12.70%) Selenium
17 52 (12.01%) Microsoft
17 52 (12.01%) Functional Testing
18 50 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (11.55%) Test Automation
19 49 (11.32%) Test Strategy
19 49 (11.32%) HP
20 48 (11.09%) ITIL
20 48 (11.09%) Use Case
21 47 (10.85%) SC Cleared
22 46 (10.62%) Test Management
22 46 (10.62%) 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 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.39%) Confluence
3 3 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.46%) Apache
4 2 (0.46%) SAS
4 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Documentum
5 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (9.24%) MS Office
2 29 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 23 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.08%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.23%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.08%) SaaS
2 4 (0.92%) GitHub
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.85%) Wireshark
2 4 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.69%) HTTP
3 3 (0.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) 4G
5 1 (0.23%) ATM
5 1 (0.23%) DVB
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
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%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.08%) NonStop SQL
3 21 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.46%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.46%) MS Access
5 2 (0.46%) MySQL
5 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.46%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.23%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 63 (14.55%) JIRA
2 55 (12.70%) Selenium
3 31 (7.16%) WebDriver
4 27 (6.24%) JMeter
5 19 (4.39%) HP UFT
6 17 (3.93%) Cucumber
7 16 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 14 (3.23%) SpecFlow
8 14 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.77%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.31%) Zephyr
11 9 (2.08%) Protractor
11 9 (2.08%) Toad
11 9 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.85%) NeoLoad
12 8 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
14 4 (0.92%) Burp Suite
14 4 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 134 (30.95%) Finance
2 57 (13.16%) Banking
3 22 (5.08%) Retail
4 14 (3.23%) Legal
5 11 (2.54%) Law
6 9 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Games
9 4 (0.92%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (52.42%) Analyst
2 120 (27.71%) Business Analyst
3 88 (20.32%) Test Analyst
4 41 (9.47%) Test Manager
5 37 (8.55%) Tester
6 22 (5.08%) Test Leader
7 20 (4.62%) Test Engineer
8 19 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (3.93%) Financial Analyst
11 16 (3.70%) QA Analyst
12 13 (3.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (3.00%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (2.77%) Programme Manager
14 10 (2.31%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (2.31%) Architect
14 10 (2.31%) IT Analyst
14 10 (2.31%) Service Manager
14 10 (2.31%) Software Analyst
15 9 (2.08%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.08%) .NET
2 13 (3.00%) Web Services
3 10 (2.31%) Gherkin
3 10 (2.31%) SOAP
3 10 (2.31%) XML
4 7 (1.62%) REST
5 6 (1.39%) HTML
6 5 (1.15%) RESTful
7 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.23%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) EDI
8 1 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.23%) Flash
8 1 (0.23%) J2EE
8 1 (0.23%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.23%) Spring
8 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.16%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.70%) Equities
4 15 (3.46%) CESG
4 15 (3.46%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (2.31%) PMI
6 9 (2.08%) Derivative
7 8 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.85%) STB
8 7 (1.62%) Fintech
8 7 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.62%) MPEG
9 6 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.15%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.54%) Windows
2 16 (3.70%) Linux
2 16 (3.70%) Unix
3 14 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.39%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (24.02%) PRINCE2
3 101 (23.33%) Business Analysis
4 76 (17.55%) Test Scripting
5 74 (17.09%) Project Management
5 74 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 72 (16.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (14.55%) Software Testing
8 61 (14.09%) SDLC
9 52 (12.01%) Functional Testing
10 50 (11.55%) Test Automation
11 49 (11.32%) Test Strategy
12 48 (11.09%) ITIL
12 48 (11.09%) Use Case
13 46 (10.62%) Scrum
13 46 (10.62%) Test Management
14 44 (10.16%) Non-Functional Testing
14 44 (10.16%) UML
15 42 (9.70%) Integration Testing
16 38 (8.78%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.09%) SQL
2 40 (9.24%) Java
3 19 (4.39%) Python
4 14 (3.23%) C#
4 14 (3.23%) VBScript
5 11 (2.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.62%) C
7 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.92%) Jython
9 3 (0.69%) C++
9 3 (0.69%) VBA
10 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.46%) R
10 2 (0.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) ABAP
11 1 (0.23%) Go
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (33.95%) ISTQB
2 98 (22.63%) Security Cleared
3 78 (18.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 69 (15.94%) Degree
5 47 (10.85%) SC Cleared
6 43 (9.93%) DV Cleared
7 28 (6.47%) CISSP
8 22 (5.08%) CLAS
8 22 (5.08%) PMP
9 15 (3.46%) PMI Certification
10 13 (3.00%) CBAP
11 10 (2.31%) IIBA
12 9 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
13 8 (1.85%) CITP
13 8 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (1.39%) CISM
16 4 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (10.62%) QA
2 26 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.15%) COBIT
4 4 (0.92%) MiFID
4 4 (0.92%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.46%) Basel III
7 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Docker
3 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) etcd
4 1 (0.23%) flannel
Systems Management
1 58 (13.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) Graphite
2 3 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.69%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.46%) 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 52 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.32%) HP
3 28 (6.47%) Oracle
4 16 (3.70%) Cognos
5 14 (3.23%) IBM
6 13 (3.00%) SAP
7 10 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.62%) Fidessa
8 7 (1.62%) VMware
9 5 (1.15%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.15%) Cisco
10 4 (0.92%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.69%) Google
11 3 (0.69%) Remedy
11 3 (0.69%) Reuters
11 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.46%) Charles River
12 2 (0.46%) Planview
12 2 (0.46%) Varonis
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