The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 404 404 405
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.093% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£125 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £500 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £85 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
-74.43% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
Chip and PIN
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8135 8633 9182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.55% 37.68% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 5893 6250
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 144 204
Average hourly rate £18.71 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
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 London

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Histogram in London

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (66.67%) EPoS
2 3 (50.00%) EMV
3 2 (33.33%) NFC
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) APACS
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (16.67%) VocaLink
4 1 (16.67%) TSYS
4 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
4 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
4 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
4 1 (16.67%) Elavon
4 1 (16.67%) Ingenico
4 1 (16.67%) EFT
4 1 (16.67%) EFTPOS
4 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Sage

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NFC
2 1 (16.67%) ATM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) EMV Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Installation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) EPoS
2 3 (50.00%) EMV
3 1 (16.67%) EFT
3 1 (16.67%) EFTPOS
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) APACS
3 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sage
1 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (16.67%) VocaLink
1 1 (16.67%) TSYS
1 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
1 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
1 1 (16.67%) Elavon
1 1 (16.67%) Ingenico