The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISO 8583 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 8583 over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO 8583
England / London
Rank 399 418 407
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.041% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 8583 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2349 2417 2301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.23% 10.99% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1705 1612
Median daily rate £495 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.06 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +1.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.75 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.45 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO 8583
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ISO 8583 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 8583 in London

ISO 8583
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 8583 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 8583 in London

ISO 8583
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 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 London region with a requirement for ISO 8583.

1 4 (100.00%) EFT
1 4 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (100.00%) FIS
2 3 (75.00%) Ingenico
2 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) EPoS
3 2 (50.00%) Elavon
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) BASE24
4 1 (25.00%) APACS
4 1 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) BPMN
4 1 (25.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (25.00%) TSYS
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Thales
4 1 (25.00%) Hypercom
4 1 (25.00%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (25.00%) EMV
4 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment

ISO 8583
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
1 1 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Payments Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EFT
1 4 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) APACS
3 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (25.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) FIS
1 4 (100.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (75.00%) Ingenico
2 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (50.00%) Elavon
4 1 (25.00%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (25.00%) Hypercom
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Thales
4 1 (25.00%) TSYS
4 1 (25.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf