Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 881 869
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +15
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 21 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.084% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
UK median daily rate £325 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £243 £400 £253
90th Percentile £390 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £563 £475
% change year-on-year -47.11% +18.42% +5.56%
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 13132 11937 13459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.34% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7781 8508
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 424 477
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.82 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.53 £51.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -19.00% +11.73% +14.74%

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 November 2017.

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 5 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 November 2017. 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 +26 20 £325 -35.00%
UK excluding London +43 13 £298 -47.11%
South East +15 12 £225 -
London -13 7 £325 -18.75%
East of England - 1 £370 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for ISO 8583.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) ATM
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Apache
4 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) SSL
4 7 (33.33%) RHCE
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Clustering
4 7 (33.33%) Banking
4 7 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (33.33%) AS 2805
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
6 5 (23.81%) E-business
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 7 (33.33%) Apache
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
1 1 (4.76%) Postilion
1 1 (4.76%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) ATM
2 7 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) SSL
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Appium
1 1 (4.76%) Calabash
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) JBehave
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) EMV
4 1 (4.76%) APACS
4 1 (4.76%) Contactless
4 1 (4.76%) EFT
4 1 (4.76%) EFTPOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) MVS
4 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (23.81%) E-business
2 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Runbook
4 2 (9.52%) Scorecard
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) API Testing
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) AS 2805
1 7 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 20022
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) F5
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft