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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 400 403 386
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 24 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 15
Average daily rate
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£225 £488 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +95.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £350 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £595 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
-17.76% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £11.67
% change year-on-year
- +30.67%
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
7299 8186 8356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 32.25% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5632 5710
Average daily rate £450 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 176 224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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 +18 2 £338 -18.18%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) .NET
3 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 10 (19.23%) EMV
4 10 (19.23%) NHS
5 9 (17.31%) QA
5 9 (17.31%) Selenium
5 9 (17.31%) Finance
5 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.38%) MVC
6 8 (15.38%) Web Development
6 8 (15.38%) HTML
6 8 (15.38%) IIS
6 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 8 (15.38%) CSS
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
7 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
7 6 (11.54%) Internet
7 6 (11.54%) Ajax
7 6 (11.54%) LINQ
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
2 4 (7.69%) DHCP
2 4 (7.69%) FTP
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.92%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.92%) NFC
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Tester
3 9 (17.31%) QA Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Tester
4 8 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Hardware Tester
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
2 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 8 (15.38%) LINQ to SQL
3 6 (11.54%) HTML5
3 6 (11.54%) LINQ
3 6 (11.54%) jQuery
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) Ajax
3 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) SAML
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
5 2 (3.85%) OAuth
5 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.85%) OpenID
5 2 (3.85%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) EMV
1 10 (19.23%) NHS
2 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) IVR
5 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Java Card
6 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) EFT
6 1 (1.92%) EFTPOS
6 1 (1.92%) DTV
6 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Web Development
3 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.69%) TDD
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
5 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.69%) ATDD
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.77%) Kanban
6 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) MCP
1 4 (7.69%) ISEB
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 4 (7.69%) MCDST
1 4 (7.69%) MCITP
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) Citrix
2 4 (7.69%) Reuters
2 4 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 4 (7.69%) CQG
3 2 (3.85%) Juniper
3 2 (3.85%) Cerner
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Gemalto
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