The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 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.

ISO 8583
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 266 263
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.093% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 932 1074 1287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.77% 11.42% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 619 655
Median daily rate £425 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 37
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -27.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

ISO 8583
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

ISO 8583
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 8583 in the South East

ISO 8583
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 8583 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 8583 in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO 8583.

1 5 (100.00%) EFT
1 5 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 5 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 5 (100.00%) FIS
2 3 (60.00%) WorldPay
2 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
2 3 (60.00%) BASE24
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (40.00%) Postilion
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN

ISO 8583
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (60.00%) BASE24
2 2 (40.00%) Postilion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Product Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EFT
1 5 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 5 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (40.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) FIS
1 5 (100.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
2 3 (60.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf