The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 8583
Rank 580 552 565
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 4 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.095% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£493 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4227 3675 4389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 7.34% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2218 2268
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 138 234
Average hourly rate £20.06 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%

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 13 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 10 July 2014. 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 -24 4 £493 - 1
London +8 2 - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) EFT
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 7 (43.75%) APACS
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) SWIFT
3 6 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (31.25%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (31.25%) BPMN
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) BASE24
6 3 (18.75%) EPoS
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Tandem
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) EMV
8 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (6.25%) EFTPOS
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) Cognizant

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) NFC
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Designer
6 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) EFT
2 7 (43.75%) APACS
3 6 (37.50%) SWIFT
4 3 (18.75%) EPoS
5 2 (12.50%) EMV
5 2 (12.50%) Tandem
6 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (6.25%) EFTPOS
6 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
6 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) BPMN
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (6.25%) Fundtech
2 1 (6.25%) VocaLink
2 1 (6.25%) TSYS