The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£85 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £85 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
-74.43% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
Chip and PIN
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
171 188 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.22% 27.73% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 66
Average daily rate £350 £311 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -50.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £7.40 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £13.08 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Birmingham region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Chip and PIN
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Chip and PIN.

1 5 (100.00%) EPoS

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EPoS