The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 444 432
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.027% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £225 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £500 £393
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +27.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ISPF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7947 7484 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.83% 32.13% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5883 5578 5484
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISPF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISPF across the London region.

ISPF Daily Rate Trend in London

ISPF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISPF across the London region.

ISPF Hourly Rate Trend in London