The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 8583 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 8583 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 8583
Rank 621 603 582
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£275 £493 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +97.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £493 £250
% change year-on-year
-44.16% +97.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4692 4501 3947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2890 2732 2325
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 201 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.59 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

ISO 8583
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISO 8583 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO 8583
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK.

ISO 8583 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 8583
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK.

ISO 8583 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO 8583
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England 0 9 £275 -44.16% 1
London - 5 - -
South East -19 2 - -
East of England +4 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £275 -

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (58.33%) EMV
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) ATM
3 4 (33.33%) EFT
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) EFTPOS
4 3 (25.00%) Smartcard
4 3 (25.00%) EPoS
4 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (25.00%) APACS
5 2 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Sage
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
5 2 (16.67%) Sage Pay
5 2 (16.67%) Elavon
5 2 (16.67%) Ingenico
5 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 2 (16.67%) VocaLink
5 2 (16.67%) TSYS

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Sage Pay
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) SMPP
2 1 (8.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) WF
1 1 (8.33%) LINQ
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) EMV
2 4 (33.33%) EFT
3 3 (25.00%) EFTPOS
3 3 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (25.00%) APACS
3 3 (25.00%) EPoS
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Kanban
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VocaLink
1 2 (16.67%) TSYS
1 2 (16.67%) VeriFone
1 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
1 2 (16.67%) Elavon
1 2 (16.67%) Ingenico
1 2 (16.67%) Sage
1 2 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (8.33%) Fundtech
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft