Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 April 2018 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
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 825 883
Rank change year-on-year -42 +58 -48
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 10 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
UK median daily rate £425 £200 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -48.55% -2.81%
10th Percentile £274 £192 £147
90th Percentile £665 £562 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £200 £375
% change year-on-year +55.00% -46.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 8583 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,807 10,680 12,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.67% 11.61% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,268 6,964 7,772
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 355 419
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.45 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -7.35% +11.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.20 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% +13.64%

ISO 8583
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 8583 over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 10 £425 +112.50%
UK excluding London -49 5 £310 +55.00%
London -54 5 £450 -30.77%
Yorkshire - 3 £355 -
North of England - 3 £355 -
South East -20 1 £225 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 8583 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ISO 8583.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) BASE24
4 2 (20.00%) MBA
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MVS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Groovy
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI

ISO 8583
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) BASE24
2 2 (20.00%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) JBehave
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) BASE24 Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Payments Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Product Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WSDL
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) APACS
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Currency
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) MVS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) API Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Runbook
2 2 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 20022
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle