The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 416 418 400
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 5 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Median daily rate £413 £165 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £148 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £233 £260
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.33 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-67.64% +55.55%
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7926 8089 8690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.60% 36.29% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 5577 6092
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 159
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £52.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in London

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in London

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in London

Smartcard
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London +39 2 £406 +190.17%
Croydon - 1 £472 - 1
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard 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 London region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) IVR
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Management
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 6 (42.86%) ATDD
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (21.43%) BASE24
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) EFT
3 3 (21.43%) EFTPOS
3 3 (21.43%) EPoS

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) BASE24
2 1 (7.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Gherkin
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) IVR
3 3 (21.43%) EFT
3 3 (21.43%) EFTPOS
3 3 (21.43%) EMV
3 3 (21.43%) EPoS
4 2 (14.29%) Contactless
4 2 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (7.14%) APACS
5 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ATDD
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Test Management
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) SABSA
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) IISP
2 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 8583
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO27005
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VeriFone
2 3 (21.43%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (21.43%) WorldPay
3 1 (7.14%) Elavon
3 1 (7.14%) Ingenico
3 1 (7.14%) Sage
3 1 (7.14%) TSYS
3 1 (7.14%) VocaLink
Croydon, Surrey
AWD Recruitment
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Posted: 6 days ago