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 3 months to 23 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Contract jobs citing ISEB 19 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.83% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 4.93% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 34
Median daily rate £475 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £14.68 £19.94
% change year-on-year +172.57% -26.40%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 476 568 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.42% 16.78% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 421 572
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.78 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% -11.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.75 £16.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £89.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ISEB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 18 (43.90%) Business Analysis
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (26.83%) Use Case
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) Banking
9 8 (19.51%) UML
9 8 (19.51%) CITP
10 7 (17.07%) SWOT Analysis
10 7 (17.07%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (17.07%) MiFID
10 7 (17.07%) Chartered Engineer
10 7 (17.07%) CBAP
10 7 (17.07%) Six Sigma
10 7 (17.07%) Swim Lanes
11 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
11 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (12.20%) Degree
12 5 (12.20%) PMI
12 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
12 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) Dodd-Frank

ISEB
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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Sonata
2 1 (2.44%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
1 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Protractor
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) TestRail
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) International Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Analyst
2 20 (48.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.32%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) PMI
3 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Business Analysis
2 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (26.83%) Use Case
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) UML
10 7 (17.07%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (17.07%) Six Sigma
10 7 (17.07%) Swim Lanes
10 7 (17.07%) SWOT Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) Programme Management
11 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
12 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
13 3 (7.32%) Scrum
13 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) CITP
4 7 (17.07%) CBAP
4 7 (17.07%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
5 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) CISSP
8 1 (2.44%) CLAS
8 1 (2.44%) IIBA
8 1 (2.44%) IISP
8 1 (2.44%) ISACA
8 1 (2.44%) MBCS
8 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) MiFID
2 5 (12.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (7.32%) QA
4 2 (4.88%) IFRS
4 2 (4.88%) IFRS 9
4 2 (4.88%) SEPA
5 1 (2.44%) EMIR
5 1 (2.44%) GDPR
5 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) ATG
3 1 (2.44%) Avaloq
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