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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
England / London
Rank 398 410 401
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £600 £388 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +134.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.05 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +64.06%

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
6699 7214 7339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.44% 34.10% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 5065 5086
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 114 135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.56% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £35.36 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -4 1 £625 +56.25%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 4 (33.33%) C
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 4 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
1 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 3 (25.00%) ISO 8583
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) EFT
2 3 (25.00%) EFTPOS
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (25.00%) Contactless
2 3 (25.00%) FIS
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
3 2 (16.67%) Ingenico
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 2 (16.67%) EPoS
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (8.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) VocaLink
4 1 (8.33%) TSYS
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis

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:

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BASE24
1 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Payments Programme Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Payments Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Communications
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (25.00%) Contactless
2 3 (25.00%) EFT
2 3 (25.00%) EFTPOS
3 2 (16.67%) EPoS
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (8.33%) APACS
4 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (8.33%) EMV
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Content Development
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) FIS
1 3 (25.00%) VeriFone
2 2 (16.67%) Ingenico
2 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (8.33%) Elavon
3 1 (8.33%) Hypercom
3 1 (8.33%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) Thales
3 1 (8.33%) TSYS
3 1 (8.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (8.33%) Wincor Nixdorf