The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 626 599 569
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 5 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Median daily rate £235 £175 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £171 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £179 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median 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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16624 16322 16338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.62% 32.20% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10947 10040 10122
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 624 717
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.86 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the England region.

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 2 £255 -
London -9 2 - - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £225 +28.57%
Chip and PIN
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Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 6 (26.09%) EPoS
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
1 6 (26.09%) TSYS
2 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
2 5 (21.74%) Advertising
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) QA
3 4 (17.39%) ISO20022
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) EMV
4 3 (13.04%) MS Office
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Cash Management
5 2 (8.70%) German Language
6 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.35%) Magento
6 1 (4.35%) Product Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) French Language

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Advertising
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) German Language
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) French Language
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Application Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Application Development Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Development Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Digital Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Digital Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Development Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) EPoS
2 3 (13.04%) EMV
3 1 (4.35%) APACS
3 1 (4.35%) EFT
3 1 (4.35%) EFTPOS
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Cash Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO20022
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) TSYS
2 1 (4.35%) Elavon
2 1 (4.35%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) Ingenico
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sage
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) VeriFone
2 1 (4.35%) VocaLink
2 1 (4.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (4.35%) WorldPay