The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 613 590
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23  
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.070% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £151 £275 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £229 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £434 £401
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13431 15664 14974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.99% 31.35% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8725 10365 9165
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 530 626
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chip and PIN in England

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chip and PIN in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chip and PIN in England

Chip and PIN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chip and PIN in England

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 3 £335 -23.86% 1
South East +15 1 £108 -60.90%
North West - 1 £108 -
Chip and PIN
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 6 (54.55%) EPoS
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
3 3 (27.27%) Informatics
3 3 (27.27%) Health Informatics
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) APACS
5 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Local Government
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Thales
5 1 (9.09%) Hypercom
5 1 (9.09%) Cubic Transportation
5 1 (9.09%) FIS

Chip and PIN
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Break Fix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Printer Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Finance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) APACS
2 1 (9.09%) Contactless
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EFT
2 1 (9.09%) EFTPOS
2 1 (9.09%) EMV
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Health Informatics
1 3 (27.27%) Informatics
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Governance
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) APMP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) Cubic Transportation
2 1 (9.09%) Elavon
2 1 (9.09%) FIS
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Hypercom
2 1 (9.09%) Ingenico
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Thales
2 1 (9.09%) TSYS
2 1 (9.09%) VeriFone
2 1 (9.09%) VocaLink
2 1 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (9.09%) WorldPay
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