The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 8583 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 8583 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 8583
Rank 266 247 230
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.011% 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.13% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £493 -
% change year-on-year
-44.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
826 754 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.68% 8.19% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 409 285
Average daily rate £398 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

ISO 8583
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 8583 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISO 8583
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 8583 across the South East region.

ISO 8583 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISO 8583
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 across the South East region.

ISO 8583 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISO 8583
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISO 8583 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 ISO 8583.

1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) APACS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) NFC
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) EMV
2 2 (50.00%) EFT
2 2 (50.00%) EFTPOS
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) SELinux
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ISO 8583 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 ISO 8583. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) NFC
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) APACS
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) EMV
2 2 (50.00%) EFT
2 2 (50.00%) EFTPOS
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SELinux