The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip Card in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip Card over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip Card
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing Chip Card 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Chip Card
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1250 1078 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.63% 28.92% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 601 455
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 76 76
Median hourly rate £20.89 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £47.33 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Chip Card
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Chip Card as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Chip Card Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Chip Card
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip Card across the North West region.

Chip Card Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Chip Card
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Chip Card 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 North West region with a requirement for Chip Card.

1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration

Chip Card
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management