The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 248 - 247
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% - 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% - 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £382 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South East region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South East region.

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £382 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP