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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 8583
Rank 581 586 555
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.023% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £470 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £340 £469
% change year-on-year
+21.32% -27.46%
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
4335 4433 3700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.86% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2689 2180
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 183 155
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.71 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £52.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 14 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 17 April 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 -5 11 £413 +17.85%
South East -20 3 £400 +21.21%
East of England +20 2 - -
London +4 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (68.18%) EMV
2 11 (50.00%) VeriFone
3 10 (45.45%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) ATM
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) EFT
6 6 (27.27%) BASE24
7 5 (22.73%) EPoS
8 4 (18.18%) EFTPOS
8 4 (18.18%) Smartcard
8 4 (18.18%) APACS
8 4 (18.18%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (13.64%) Sage
9 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.64%) WorldPay
9 3 (13.64%) Sage Pay
9 3 (13.64%) Elavon
9 3 (13.64%) Ingenico
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 3 (13.64%) VocaLink
9 3 (13.64%) TSYS
10 2 (9.09%) Kanban
10 2 (9.09%) Android
10 2 (9.09%) NFC
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 2 (9.09%) Android Development
10 2 (9.09%) SELinux
10 2 (9.09%) C

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) BASE24
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) AWS Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Tester
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Platform Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) EMV
2 7 (31.82%) EFT
3 5 (22.73%) EPoS
4 4 (18.18%) EFTPOS
4 4 (18.18%) Smartcard
4 4 (18.18%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (18.18%) APACS
5 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 1 (4.55%) Tandem
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 2 (9.09%) Kanban
2 2 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (13.64%) WorldPay
2 3 (13.64%) Elavon
2 3 (13.64%) Ingenico
2 3 (13.64%) Sage
2 3 (13.64%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (13.64%) VocaLink
2 3 (13.64%) TSYS
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) HP