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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 8583
Rank 576 557 551
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
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£400 £463 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £388 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
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
4230 3783 3689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.32% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2283 2125
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 126 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

ISO 8583 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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 December 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 -23 12 £400 -13.51% 4
London +13 6 - - 2
South East -30 5 £425 -22.72%
Berkshire +4 2 £425 -22.72%
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Durham - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (70.59%) EMV
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) VeriFone
4 6 (35.29%) APACS
5 5 (29.41%) EPoS
5 5 (29.41%) EFT
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Smartcard
7 3 (17.65%) EFTPOS
7 3 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (17.65%) ATM
7 3 (17.65%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 3 (17.65%) NFC
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) VocaLink
8 2 (11.76%) TSYS
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) Sage
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (5.88%) Firmware
9 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
9 1 (5.88%) Back Office
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) BASE24

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) ATM
1 3 (17.65%) NFC
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Fraud Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) EMV
2 6 (35.29%) APACS
3 5 (29.41%) EPoS
3 5 (29.41%) EFT
4 4 (23.53%) Smartcard
5 3 (17.65%) EFTPOS
5 3 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) Scrum
2 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) Android Development
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VeriFone
2 3 (17.65%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (11.76%) VocaLink
3 2 (11.76%) TSYS
3 2 (11.76%) Sage