The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 144 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.059% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £240 £375
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+64.06% +190.90%
Smartcard
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1253 1965 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.88% 38.70% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1544 1645
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smartcard across the City of London region.

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the City of London region.

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) IVR
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
2 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
2 5 (45.45%) ATDD
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) PKINIT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) IVR
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) ATDD
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Test Management
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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