The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £285 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.87% -23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% +125.00%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
248 282 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.59% 27.27% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 132 97
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.19 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) NFC
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SELinux