The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 121 125 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £278 £160 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.43% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -2.66%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
649 674 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 26.69% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 381 327
Average daily rate £393 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 62 66
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.15 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Smartcard
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Smartcard
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 5 £278 -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) NFC

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Clinical Coder
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) APMP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix