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 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 400 391 390
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.067% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate £375 £128 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £106 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £495 £333
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7568 7531 8236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 36.15% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5293 5276 5595
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 147 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the London 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
City of London +37 3 - - 1
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) IVR
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) NHS
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (20.00%) ATDD
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (15.00%) WorldPay
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Contactless
4 3 (15.00%) VeriFone

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) NFC
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (15.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (5.00%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.00%) PKINIT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) IVR
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Contactless
2 3 (15.00%) EFT
2 3 (15.00%) EFTPOS
2 3 (15.00%) EMV
2 3 (15.00%) EPoS
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) ATDD
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (15.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (15.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (10.00%) Mitel
3 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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