The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 Surrey 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
289 265 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.36% 20.65% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 107 133
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Chip and PIN
South East

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Chip and PIN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP