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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 8583
Rank 621 601 581
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.099% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £215 £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £87 £325 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £325 £550
% change year-on-year
-33.84% -40.90%
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
5065 4857 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3105 2979 2596
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 174 170
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 11 February 2016.

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 7 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 5 £215 -33.84% 1
London +5 3 - -
South East +16 2 £215 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Reigate - 1 £55 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £55 - 1

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) BASE24
2 12 (48.00%) XML
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) NonStop SQL
4 9 (36.00%) RESTful
4 9 (36.00%) ISO20022
4 9 (36.00%) Presales
5 8 (32.00%) EMV
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) C
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) EPoS
9 4 (16.00%) EFT
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 4 (16.00%) Android
9 4 (16.00%) Contactless
9 4 (16.00%) WorldPay
9 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (16.00%) VeriFone
9 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (16.00%) Node.js

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) C Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) EJB
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
3 3 (12.00%) Servlets
3 3 (12.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) EMV
2 4 (16.00%) Contactless
2 4 (16.00%) EFT
2 4 (16.00%) EPoS
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) EFTPOS
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.00%) APACS
4 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Presales
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOD
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) ISO20022
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) VeriFone
3 4 (16.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 4 (16.00%) WorldPay
4 3 (12.00%) BEA
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Elavon
5 1 (4.00%) Ingenico
5 1 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) TSYS
5 1 (4.00%) VocaLink