Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 190 179
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 0
Contract jobs citing ISEB 56 54 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.81% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 5.18% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 64
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.85%
10th Percentile £350 £269 £266
90th Percentile £598 £564 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 993 1042 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 15.56% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 731 999
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +20.33%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISEB in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISEB in the City of London

ISEB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISEB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
3 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
4 17 (30.36%) Finance
4 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
5 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (19.64%) Banking
8 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
8 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.86%) HP
8 10 (17.86%) Selenium
8 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Use Case
9 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 9 (16.07%) UML
9 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (14.29%) SDLC
11 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 7 (12.50%) CBAP
11 7 (12.50%) JIRA
11 7 (12.50%) ITIL
11 7 (12.50%) SQL
12 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma
12 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
1 1 (1.79%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
2 7 (12.50%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Tester
5 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) PMI
3 4 (7.14%) Derivative
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
2 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
3 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.86%) Business Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 9 (16.07%) UML
6 9 (16.07%) Use Case
7 8 (14.29%) SDLC
7 8 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma
9 6 (10.71%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
2 3 (5.36%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) ISTQB
2 21 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CBAP
5 5 (8.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) CITP
5 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
5 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) IIBA
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) EMIR
1 2 (3.57%) GDPR
1 2 (3.57%) MiFID
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Charles River
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Dell
4 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Lumension
5 1 (1.79%) Murex
5 1 (1.79%) Planview
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) Symantec
5 1 (1.79%) Temenos
5 1 (1.79%) Veeam