The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Chip and PIN
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 97
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.24% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.84% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £255 £303
% change year-on-year -57.84% -15.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Chip and PIN is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 375 476 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.69% 28.87% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 327 243
Median daily rate £350 £338 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 25
Median hourly rate £28.13 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.62% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Chip and PIN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Chip and PIN in the East Midlands

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chip and PIN in the East Midlands

Chip and PIN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chip and PIN in the East Midlands