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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO 8583
Rank 573 556 517
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 14 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £469
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +17.33%
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
4085 3991 3316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 7.86% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2338 1871
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 152 205
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £21.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.70% -23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.16 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

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 3 March 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 -2 13 £425 -12.82% 5
South East -15 5 £400 -27.27% 3
London +9 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Surrey - - - -

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (62.50%) EMV
2 11 (45.83%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) VeriFone
3 10 (41.67%) ATM
4 8 (33.33%) EFT
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) EPoS
6 6 (25.00%) APACS
7 5 (20.83%) BASE24
7 5 (20.83%) VCP4
7 5 (20.83%) Smartcard
7 5 (20.83%) EFTPOS
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 3 (12.50%) VocaLink
9 3 (12.50%) TSYS
9 3 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Sage
10 2 (8.33%) ISEB
10 2 (8.33%) C
10 2 (8.33%) Linux
10 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
10 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 2 (8.33%) Android Development
10 2 (8.33%) SELinux

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) BASE24
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) ATM
2 2 (8.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) EMV
2 8 (33.33%) EFT
3 6 (25.00%) APACS
3 6 (25.00%) EPoS
4 5 (20.83%) EFTPOS
4 5 (20.83%) Smartcard
5 4 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
7 1 (4.17%) Tandem
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Kanban
3 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) VCP4
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SELinux
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VeriFone
2 3 (12.50%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (12.50%) VocaLink
2 3 (12.50%) TSYS
2 3 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) HP
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