The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 151 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing EMV 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £459 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.50 -
EMV
England

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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

EMV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EMV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EMV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EMV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EMV
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Manchester - 6 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
EMV
England

EMV
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing EMV 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 EMV.

1 6 (85.71%) ATM
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (71.43%) BASE24
2 5 (71.43%) Tandem
2 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Gemalto
4 1 (14.29%) Contactless
4 1 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Chip Card
4 1 (14.29%) RFID
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) GSM

EMV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing EMV 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 EMV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) RFID
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Support
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) EMV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
1 5 (71.43%) Tandem
2 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 1 (14.29%) Chip Card
3 1 (14.29%) Contactless
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) COBOL
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Gemalto