The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 106 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.070% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+64.06% +190.90%
Smartcard
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
580 361 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.82% 25.44% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 216 183
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £193 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £24.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Smartcard
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 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
Bolton - 1 £278 -
Smartcard
North West

Smartcard
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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