Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PSD2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PSD2 over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 194 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs citing PSD2 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.051% 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
North West median daily rate £450 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
England median daily rate £550 £550 £488
% change year-on-year - +12.82% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PSD2 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 566 568 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.54% 10.12% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 353 437
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £221 £250
90th Percentile £590 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 21 23
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £13.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.31% -36.24% +0.69%
10th Percentile £12.73 £9.00 £9.19
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.75 £47.80
England median hourly rate £22.20 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.98% -11.77% +5.19%

PSD2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PSD2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PSD2 in the North West

PSD2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSD2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £450 -
PSD2
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PSD2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PSD2.

1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) OpenID
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Economy
2 2 (66.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (66.67%) Ping Identity
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

PSD2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth2
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
1 2 (66.67%) OWASP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ping Identity