Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 842 860
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing ISO 8583 11 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.085% 0.081% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 12
UK median daily rate £373 - £475
10th Percentile £291 - £366
90th Percentile £450 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - £475
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 12,943 11,083 12,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 11.64% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,456 7,266 8,042
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 387 449
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -14.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.00 £11.37
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.85 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -10.20% +14.98%

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 25 February 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 7 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 25 February 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 -18 11 £373 - 1
London -20 6 £388 -
UK excluding London +6 5 £340 - 1
North of England - 3 £355 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £355 - 1
South East -13 1 £225 -
East of England - 1 £370 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) RHCE
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) BASE24
4 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (27.27%) API Testing

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) BASE24
2 2 (18.18%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
1 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
1 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) JBehave
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Calabash
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) BASE24 Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Payments Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) MVS Support
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) MVS
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) API Testing
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Runbook
2 2 (18.18%) Scorecard
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Groovy
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) AS 2805
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 20022
3 1 (9.09%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) F5
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle