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 28 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.

ISO 8583
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 432 434
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.041% 0.084% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
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 2457 2386 2607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.83% 10.99% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2070 1954 2253
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £282 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 35
Median hourly rate £41.25 £20.87 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.69% -13.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.85 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £43.98 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

ISO 8583
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISO 8583 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) EFT
1 3 (75.00%) EFTPOS
1 3 (75.00%) Smartcard
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) VeriFone
1 3 (75.00%) Ingenico
1 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
1 3 (75.00%) FIS
2 2 (50.00%) Elavon
2 2 (50.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) APACS
3 1 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) VocaLink
3 1 (25.00%) TSYS
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (25.00%) Contactless
3 1 (25.00%) Thales
3 1 (25.00%) Hypercom
3 1 (25.00%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Sage Pay

ISO 8583
Co-occurring 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:

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