The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 22 June 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 / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 429 425
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £285 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £100 - £116
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.00

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7898 8122 8588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.10% 37.41% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5672 5874 6038
Median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 109 151
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Chip and PIN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chip and PIN in London

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chip and PIN in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chip and PIN in London

Chip and PIN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chip and PIN in London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (25.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (25.00%) TSYS
4 1 (25.00%) VeriFone
4 1 (25.00%) WorldPay
4 1 (25.00%) Sage Pay
4 1 (25.00%) Elavon
4 1 (25.00%) Ingenico
4 1 (25.00%) Thales
4 1 (25.00%) Hypercom
4 1 (25.00%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (25.00%) FIS
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) APACS
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 8583
4 1 (25.00%) EMV
4 1 (25.00%) EFT
4 1 (25.00%) EFTPOS
4 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) Sage

Chip and PIN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) APACS
2 1 (25.00%) EFT
2 1 (25.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (25.00%) EMV
2 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 1 (25.00%) Elavon
1 1 (25.00%) FIS
1 1 (25.00%) Hypercom
1 1 (25.00%) Ingenico
1 1 (25.00%) Sage
1 1 (25.00%) Thales
1 1 (25.00%) TSYS
1 1 (25.00%) VeriFone
1 1 (25.00%) VocaLink
1 1 (25.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (25.00%) WorldPay