The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 29 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 of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 678 651 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.89% 26.25% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 358 400
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 60 59
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Chip and PIN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chip and PIN in the East of England

Chip and PIN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chip and PIN in the East of England