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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 192 168 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing ISEB 229 273 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.25% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 7.60% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 193 159
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £243 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £11.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -53.00%
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
3573 3592 2986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.02% 16.43% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2431 2275 1864
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 124
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.80 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -12 62 £381 -15.27% 25
Docklands, London +12 2 £575 -
Hammersmith - 1 £300 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 190 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.80%) ISTQB
3 138 (29.11%) Finance
4 113 (23.84%) Project Management
5 103 (21.73%) SQL
6 101 (21.31%) QA
7 96 (20.25%) Software Testing
8 90 (18.99%) Business Analysis
8 90 (18.99%) Test Scripting
9 82 (17.30%) HP Quality Center
9 82 (17.30%) Banking
10 81 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 77 (16.24%) HP
12 76 (16.03%) PRINCE2
13 71 (14.98%) Microsoft
14 70 (14.77%) Degree
15 69 (14.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 67 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (13.71%) Scrum
18 64 (13.50%) Selenium
19 63 (13.29%) Waterfall
20 62 (13.08%) Oracle
21 60 (12.66%) BDD
22 58 (12.24%) Test Automation
23 57 (12.03%) JIRA
24 56 (11.81%) Security Cleared
24 56 (11.81%) MS Excel
25 52 (10.97%) JavaScript
26 51 (10.76%) HTML
26 51 (10.76%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.05%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.84%) CMS
4 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.63%) Lync
4 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.42%) Drupal
5 2 (0.42%) Confluence
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.42%) SAS
5 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP EP
Applications
1 56 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 35 (7.38%) MS Office
3 23 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 19 (4.01%) MS Project
5 7 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.69%) Summit
3 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.95%) SAN
3 7 (1.48%) Internet
4 5 (1.05%) HTTP
5 4 (0.84%) WAN
6 3 (0.63%) LAN
7 2 (0.42%) ATM
7 2 (0.42%) GSM
7 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) 4G
8 1 (0.21%) DMZ
8 1 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.21%) GPRS
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) UMTS
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
2 21 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.05%) DB2
9 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.84%) MySQL
10 4 (0.84%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (0.84%) Big Data
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.42%) Essbase
12 2 (0.42%) EDMS
13 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (13.50%) Selenium
2 57 (12.03%) JIRA
3 40 (8.44%) Cucumber
4 26 (5.49%) WebDriver
5 24 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.80%) Git (software)
7 18 (3.80%) LoadRunner
8 15 (3.16%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.74%) Appium
9 13 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.74%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.53%) Hudson
11 10 (2.11%) NeoLoad
12 9 (1.90%) Calabash
12 9 (1.90%) JUnit
13 8 (1.69%) Subversion
13 8 (1.69%) JBehave
13 8 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 138 (29.11%) Finance
2 82 (17.30%) Banking
3 25 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.06%) Retail
5 17 (3.59%) Legal
6 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.11%) Law
7 8 (1.69%) Publishing
7 8 (1.69%) Games
8 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Marketing
10 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 229 (48.31%) Analyst
2 121 (25.53%) Business Analyst
3 95 (20.04%) Test Analyst
4 70 (14.77%) Tester
5 36 (7.59%) Test Manager
6 30 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 27 (5.70%) Test Leader
8 22 (4.64%) Test Engineer
9 21 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
11 17 (3.59%) Developer
11 17 (3.59%) Consultant
12 12 (2.53%) Junior
12 12 (2.53%) QA Tester
13 10 (2.11%) Test Consultant
13 10 (2.11%) Manual Tester
13 10 (2.11%) Automation Tester
13 10 (2.11%) Automation Engineer
14 9 (1.90%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.76%) HTML
2 47 (9.92%) .NET
3 31 (6.54%) XML
4 28 (5.91%) JSP
5 27 (5.70%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.80%) Web Services
7 9 (1.90%) SOAP
8 6 (1.27%) FpML
8 6 (1.27%) RESTful
8 6 (1.27%) REST
8 6 (1.27%) Middleware
9 5 (1.05%) JSON
9 5 (1.05%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.05%) CSS
9 5 (1.05%) J2EE
10 4 (0.84%) Flash
10 4 (0.84%) FIXML
10 4 (0.84%) jQuery
11 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.90%) STB
6 9 (1.90%) Derivative
6 9 (1.90%) Open Source
7 8 (1.69%) MPEG
8 7 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.05%) Equities
10 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.05%) Online Games
10 5 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 5 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.84%) iPhone
11 4 (0.84%) PMI
11 4 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.07%) UNIX
2 30 (6.33%) Linux
3 24 (5.06%) Windows
4 17 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.16%) Android
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (23.84%) Project Management
3 96 (20.25%) Software Testing
4 90 (18.99%) Test Scripting
4 90 (18.99%) Business Analysis
5 81 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 76 (16.03%) PRINCE2
7 65 (13.71%) Scrum
8 63 (13.29%) Waterfall
9 60 (12.66%) BDD
10 58 (12.24%) Test Automation
11 51 (10.76%) Regression Testing
12 49 (10.34%) TDD
13 47 (9.92%) Test Strategy
14 41 (8.65%) Test Management
15 37 (7.81%) CRM
16 33 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (6.75%) UML
18 31 (6.54%) Automated Testing
18 31 (6.54%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (21.73%) SQL
2 52 (10.97%) JavaScript
3 46 (9.70%) Java
4 18 (3.80%) C#
5 14 (2.95%) Ruby
6 13 (2.74%) Python
7 10 (2.11%) Scala
8 8 (1.69%) Groovy
9 7 (1.48%) VBScript
9 7 (1.48%) PHP
10 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.05%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.63%) VBA
12 3 (0.63%) C
12 3 (0.63%) Delphi
13 2 (0.42%) C++
13 2 (0.42%) Perl
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (30.80%) ISTQB
2 70 (14.77%) Degree
3 69 (14.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 56 (11.81%) Security Cleared
5 45 (9.49%) SC Cleared
6 43 (9.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 28 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (3.80%) APMP
9 17 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (3.38%) DV Cleared
11 15 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (1.90%) CBAP
13 8 (1.69%) IIBA
13 8 (1.69%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.27%) MCITP
15 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.84%) PMP
17 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (21.31%) QA
2 25 (5.27%) P3O
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) EMIR
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.63%) NDS
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (17.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 77 (16.24%) HP
2 71 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 62 (13.08%) Oracle
4 19 (4.01%) Citrix
5 18 (3.80%) Murex
6 11 (2.32%) Cisco
7 8 (1.69%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.69%) SAP
7 8 (1.69%) Siebel
8 5 (1.05%) Calypso
8 5 (1.05%) IBM
9 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.84%) VMware
9 4 (0.84%) Juniper
9 4 (0.84%) Reuters
10 3 (0.63%) SunGard
11 2 (0.42%) Apple
11 2 (0.42%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.42%) Progress
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago